Packaing question: need some includes from kernel source
mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Tue Nov 19 17:31:15 UTC 2013
On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 10:47:12AM -0600, Chris Adams 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).
If the headers describe a stable interface that should be used by
userland then it's a kernel bug that they're not being exported. If they
don't, you shouldn't use them.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
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