Re: Question about packaging a kernel module
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- Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 11:07:53 +0100
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On Fri, Mar 10, 2006 at 10:30:34AM +0100, Benjamin Mesing wrote:
> > Is the current kernel source available as a binary package?
> Why do you need a binary package? You can always do "apt-get source
> linux-image-<version-and-arch>" - most likely this works for Ubuntu
> Besides there seems to be a binary package for the kernel source in
> Debian: linux-source-<version-and-arch>
Some time ago I wrote a Howto about that topic. "Creating a kernel
with CTX patch the Debian way."
It's for Debian/Sarge, and it's german. But the commands should be
self-explaining and will give you a general idea. It uses the
kernel source package and "make-kpkg". It's a very elegant way
to produce a Debian package containing your new patched kernel.
If someone is really interested in that Howto, I'd translate it