> Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 17:17:37 -0500
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> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Looking for: A quick how to make a deb from a (kernel) rpm
> On Mon, 8 Feb 2010 16:44:23 -0500 (EST), Stephen Powell wrote:
> > I guess I'm getting old and can't see.
> > ...
> OK, let's try again. I did find this package
I have already created a xen-hypervisor-3.4.2-amd64 deb binary, but I trust the work of the Debian community more then mine
> But this is the hypervisor only, not the dom0 kernel that
> needs to go with it. I also found this thread on
> the debian-devel mailing list archive for January of 2010:
Thank you! I believe you have found me a solution for a dom0 kernel, although it does not involve splitting open the rpm packages. I will know when I get some time to read up on git kernel tree revision control.
Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
By the way they now have a gitorious mirror so there is no need to
download rpm's and extract the patches from them.
If my assumptions are correct I should be able to download a snapshot of a supported kernel source from kernel.org and patches (to xenify) the source code from the git tree. After compiling the patched source code into a -xen kernel I will make a binary deb package.
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