MIPS linux-header 2.6.37 package -- miss of Kbuild.platforms and Platform files
I was trying to create an out-of-tree module on MIPS
linux-image-2.6.37 (the machine I use is a Loongson 2F). The
compilation didn't go through, and the error messages mainly
complained about that
... arch/mips/Kbuild.platforms does not exist.
After some digging, it turned out that several Platform files under
the subdirectories of arch/mips are missing as well. And all these
missing files are in linux-source-2.6.37 package. After copying them
to the corresponding locations under linux-header, the compilation
According to Shiwei, who is cced in this email, all these packages are
created using Debian standard tools. After some searching, this link
it mentioned that, starting from 2.6.36, there are some changes to the
MIPS Kbuild platform files. Does it mean we need to change the
configuration of the build tool accordingly? Since I don't know how to
fix this one, hope someone can shed some light on it.
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