Packaing question: need some includes from kernel source

Dridi Boukelmoune dridi.boukelmoune at
Tue Nov 19 16:55:27 UTC 2013


Is kernel-headers enough ?


On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 5:47 PM, Chris Adams <linux at> wrote:
> 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
> way?
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