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Re: orphan link linux-kbuild-N.N.N in /usr/local/src

On 2011-08-12 23:54 +0200, Jerome BENOIT wrote:

>> If you don't want to do that, use a bind mount rather than a symlink for
>> /usr/src.  Then the /usr/src/linux-kbuild-3.0.0 symlink will work (but
>> /usr/local/src/linux-kbuild-3.0.0 will not).
> In other words, the issue remains.
> Is there a way to ask to the involved package to link via an absolute path rather than a relative one ?

Not really, although it might be possible to convert it to absolute
after unpacking if you install a dpkg trigger which does that.

> May I fill a bug report here ?

Debian policy requires the link to be relative¹, so the Debian kernel
team will not change their packages to accommodate you.


¹ http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-files.html#s10.5

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