New Linux Headers method

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Oct 31 12:05:01 PDT 2008


Greg Schafer wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 12:54:04AM -0400, Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
>> Greg Schafer wrote:
>>> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 11:52:13PM -0400, Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
>>>> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~jhuntwork/linux-2.6.27.1-perl_compat-1.patch
>>> Interesting. I've become busy again and haven't had a chance to test the
>>> 2.6.27 headers yet. You must be doing the crazy thing and test-building 
>>> from
>>> RH6.2 like I do :-)  Nice work on the patch. Did you CC the right kernel
>>> people?
>> So Andrew Morton just emailed me a message that it's in his tree 
>> (although I don't see it yet), so maybe this will get in after all.
> 
> Ah, cool. I was going to send you a note that Sam the Kbuild maintainer had
> resurfaced and to ping him:
> 
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kbuild.devel/2767

And now the patch is in Linus' tree, so it looks like this 
incompatibility will disappear with 2.6.28

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JH




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