Bug#521515: linux-headers-2.6.29-1-amd64: please restore symlinks into -common
Historically, /usr/src/linux-headers-VERSION-FLAVOR used to contain
symlinks into /usr/src/linux-headers-VERSION-common for anything not at
least potentially flavor-specific. As of 2.6.29-1, that no longer
holds, causing trouble for packages such as openafs-modules-source that
don't entirely defer to the kbuild framework. (OpenAFS is particularly
special due to its age and support for a wide range of platforms, and
makes symlinks to /lib/modules/VERSION-FLAVOR/build/include/linux in
its build tree so that it can variously include the headers as <h/*.h>,
<netinet/*.h>, and <sys/*.h>.)
I have worked around the problem on my own system by throwing together
a package containing a portion of the dropped symlinks (those from and
into .../linux), but would appreciate it if you could please reinstate
the symlinks in the flavor-specific linux-headers packages.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.28-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Versions of packages linux-headers-2.6.29-1-amd64 depends on:
ii gcc-4.3 4.3.3-5 The GNU C compiler
ii linux-headers-2.6.29-1-common 2.6.29-1 Common header files for Linux 2.6.
ii linux-kbuild-2.6.29 2.6.29-1 Kbuild infrastructure for Linux 2.
linux-headers-2.6.29-1-amd64 recommends no packages.
linux-headers-2.6.29-1-amd64 suggests no packages.
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