Packaing question: need some includes from kernel source

Chris Adams linux at
Tue Nov 19 16:47:12 UTC 2013

I'm looking at packaing mpt-status (get status info from LSI MPT SAS
RAID controllers) for Fedora and EPEL.  However, to build, it needs some
include files from the kernel source, specifically from the
drivers/message/fusion directory.  I've built an RPM using an extra
tarball of all the .h files under that directory (using the 3.11.7
kernel source), and it works (and it also works on an older kernel under
RHEL 6).

Is this allowed under the packaging guidelines, or is there a better
Chris Adams <linux at>

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