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Re: Building ppc64 2.6.12 the Debian way?

On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 05:25:40PM -0700, Shyamal Prasad wrote:
>     "Sven" == Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> writes:
>     Sven> The debian patch is already included in the debian
>     Sven> linux-source-2.6.12 package, so you don'ty need to re-apply
>     Sven> them.
> Thanks Sven! I was confused by the description of linux-patch-debian-2.6.12
> at http://packages.debian.org/unstable/devel/linux-patch-debian-2.6.12
> which seem to indicate that I need to apply them. Does that package
> need to be removed from the archive or something? (Or maybe I'm just
> confused....)

Well, it is used to revert the debian patch, or to apply it to some random
tree from out there.

>     Sven> BTW, gcc-4.0 is also biarch.
> Is that what is used to build the standard kernels?


>     Sven> And finally, you should try make-kpkg --subarch powerpc64,
>     Sven> which should do the right thing as far as gcc and cflags is
>     Sven> concerned.
>     Sven> I would thus try :
>     Sven>   make-kpkg --subarch powerpc64 --initrd 
>     Sven>      --revision=shyamal.1.0 kernel-image
> That is a big help, it's compiling away now. It would have taken me
> forever to find the subarch name.


Sven Luther

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