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Old 09-19-2012, 11:58 AM
Thorsten Glaser
 
Default make tar*-pkg considered dangerous

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh dixit:

>From: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>
>To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-kbuild@vger.kernel.org

>The problem is that the tarball includes /lib/{modules,firmware},
>but on FC17 /lib is a symlink. tar when it unpacks the tarball
>replaces the symlink with the directory. So they end up
>with a /lib which only contains the new kernel files, but nothing else,

Well, this is both a bug in Fedora IMHO, and (objectively) a fault
of the users to not use “tar xzphf” for extracting.

bye,
//mirabilos
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