[Pkg-lirc-maint] Bug#506693: lirc-modules-source: fails to build with kernel 2.6.27/28 due to missing asm/semaphore.h

Raphael Wimmer raphael.wimmer at medien.ifi.lmu.de
Mon Nov 24 08:11:49 UTC 2008

On Sun, 23 Nov 2008 22:15:54 +0100, Stefan Lippers-Hollmann <s.L-H at gmx.de>  

> Sorry, but kernel 2.6.27 is not in Debian yet, nor will it be anytime  
> soon due to the lenny freeze, therefore I'm downgrading this bug toa  
> non-RC severity.

Sorry, I forgot about the freeze :)
New severity is ok with me. Thanks for the explanation.

> If you need a 2.6.27 compatible lirc 0.8.3 package now, I can refer you  
> to [2], which reflects the current svn state of the Debian packaging,
> but is in no way an official Debian package.

Google food:
Alternatively one can just link or copy linux/semaphore.h to  
asm/semaphore.h in the kernel headers. Then 0.8.3 modules compile again.


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