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Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2017 16:09:15 +0100
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
To: vlse <>
Subject: Re: Re: Query about current practice of installing linux
 kernel header files

* vlse <> [2017-01-06 20:11:18 +0530]:
> Sorry, I didn't received mail from Szabolcs Nagy to my inbox.

i forgot to cc you

> I am unable to understand the Makefile fully.
> May you please correct me on this:
> 1) First musl include headers files are installed.
> 2) Then linux kernel header files are copied over.
> Is this correct?

sorry i remembered incorrectly, the header install
order does not matter if you use staging + copy

(the problem is that the kernel install_headers
removes the include/scsi/ directory first which
contains libc headers so installing libc and
linux headers to the same place can break, but
if you copy the linux headers from a staging dir
then it works)

> What about building busybox with musl-libc?
> It needed few adapted headers of linux kernel as well as musl libc ones?

alpine linux applies the same kernel header patches that sabotage uses

i think since
there is an easier (more upstreamable) fix for the linux headers

but i'm not sure how much of busybox is affected

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