Re: Kernel capabilities in buildd machines
On Tue, 15 Mar 2011, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > granted that we are striving to get support for Quota
> > and IPsec into kernel release 8.2, to what extent are
> > the installed kernel images on the buildd machines
> > Fasch and Finzi keeping up with this? In what time
> > span will they be reacting correctly to packages
> > requiring the above capacities?
> It's possible to get whatever kernel image installed in the chroot where
> the package is built (using a build-depends), but it doesn't mean the
> build daemon is going to run this kernel.
> The kernel run by the build daemons is currently the one from squeeze,
> it might be switched to a kernel in squeeze-backports at some point if
> there is when available there, but in any case it's a decision of DSA.
A Debian package build that enables or disables features based on the
running kernel is broken anyway.
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