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Bug 370099 - media-sound/line6usb kernel sources accessed through /lib/modules/`uname -r`
Summary: media-sound/line6usb kernel sources accessed through /lib/modules/`uname -r`
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High QA (vote)
Assignee: No maintainer - Look at https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Proxy_Maintainers if you want to take care of it
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Reported: 2011-06-05 11:58 UTC by Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-07-14 15:30 UTC (History)
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Build log (line6usb-0.8.1-r1:20110605-050045.log,2.37 KB, text/plain)
2011-06-05 11:58 UTC, Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
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Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2011-06-05 11:58:01 UTC
Created attachment 275883 [details]
Build log

This bug is being reported because this ebuild is currently trying to build against the kernel tree by accessing it through /lib/modules/`uname -r` instead than through /usr/src/linux like it should.

This is bad in many situations, like:

- livecd installs: the running kernel is the one from the livecd and is most
likely not the same the user is installing to;
- livecd chroot fixes: as above;
- generic chroot: running kernel comes from outside, as above;
- kernel updates: users most likely would w
Comment 1 Steve Arnold gentoo-dev 2011-07-22 04:34:49 UTC
If this is an automated QA check, then I'm not sure it's what it thinks it is...  The use of uname is to sed the package Makefile with the correct values from the eclass; if there's a better way, please enlighten...
Comment 2 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2012-12-01 08:18:42 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> If this is an automated QA check, then I'm not sure it's what it thinks it
> is...  The use of uname is to sed the package Makefile with the correct
> values from the eclass; if there's a better way, please enlighten...
Comment 3 Samuli Suominen gentoo-dev 2013-07-14 15:30:52 UTC
no longer in portage, package removed due to this bug and additional reasons like not being compatible with current linux-headers, like eg. 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, ...