Re: how update wireless-tools version?
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- Subject: Re: how update wireless-tools version?
- From: Wilhelm *Rafial* Fitzpatrick <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 10:12:00 -0700
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At 9:42 AM -0700 8/9/02, Wilhelm *Rafial* Fitzpatrick wrote:
At 4:12 PM +0200 8/9/02, Michel Dänzer wrote:
/usr/include doesn't contain any kernel headers, nor is it supposed to.
Actually, it turns out that it does, which is obviously what is
messing me up. And libc6-dev put them there...
A follow up for future archive searchers: I copied the correct
wireless.xx.h from the wireless-tools source directory over the
libc6-dev version in /usr/include/linux and rebuilt the package, and
all now seems well. If anybody has a "more correct" recipie for how
this should be done, I'd love to hear about it.
Also, I added an extra line in debian/changelong with a slightly
munged version number to prevent apt from constantly trying to
replace my fixed version of wireless-tools with the one in the
repository. Is this the correct way to do this, or is there a
"better" way? dpkg-genchanges bitched about this, but it seemed to
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