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Re: How to build only linux-image-2.6.18-6-686

On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 11:31:14AM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 11:51:04AM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> > Shouldn't that be easier to do, and - most of all - documented?
> Playing with source packages isn't normal.  It used to be much worse
> (2.6.8 in sarge involved building multiple packages, one which depended
> on the other).  The package is designed to make the life of the kernel
> image developers easy, not to make the life of people doing weird things
> for themselves easier.
> You should be installing the linux-source-x.x.x package instead and
> using make-kpkg to build custom kernels.  The source package (rather
> than the linux-source-x.x.x binary package) is not meant to make custom
> kernels.

My problem with make-kpkg has always been that I could never rely on its
generated -headers packages to actually work.

So it was fine to build a kernel. But if I wanted to build some modules
for that kernel, I still have a problem.

My ugly workaround is to keep the source directory and hope for the

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