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Old 04-12-2008, 08:51 AM
martin f krafft
 
Default Bug#475674: source package rules.gen build does not generate -common headers

Package: linux-2.6
Version: 2.6.24-5
Severity: wishlist

I wanted to apply a patch to the kernel yesterday, and after running
into problems with make-kpkg, I found

http://wiki.debian.org/HowToRebuildAnOfficialDebianKernelPackage

and adopted the method. I even rewrote most of the wiki page to make
sure it applies. Comments welcome, of course.

My problem now is that the single kernel variant instructions only
yield 8 packages:

linux-image-2.6.24-1+foo.1-686_2.6.24-5+foo.1_i386.deb
linux-headers-2.6.24-1+foo.1-686_2.6.24-5+foo.1_i386.deb
linux-support-2.6.24-1+foo.1-686_2.6.24-5+foo.1_i386.deb
linux-tree-2.6.24_2.6.24-5+foo.1_i386.deb
linux-patch-debian-2.6.24_2.6.24-5+foo.1_i386.deb
linux-source-2.6.24_2.6.24-5+foo.1_i386.deb
linux-manual-2.6.24_2.6.24-5+foo.1_i386.deb
linux-doc-2.6.24_2.6.24-5+foo.1_i386.deb

Unfortunately, linux-headers-2.6.24-1+foo.1-686 depends on
linux-headers-2.6.24-1+foo.1-common, but that is not being created
until I build binary-arch_i386, which takes infinitely longer.

Shouldn't the binary-arch_i386_none_686 target build the common
headers too, since its result depends on them?

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.24-1+scoflowctrl.1-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash


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.'`. martin f. krafft <madduck@debian.org>
: :' : proud Debian developer, author, administrator, and user
`. `'` http://people.debian.org/~madduck - http://debiansystem.info
`- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing systems
 

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