[PATCH 0/1] [Jaunty] LP#308387 -- fix drm include collision with libdrm-dev

Ben Collins ben.collins at canonical.com
Wed Dec 17 13:58:07 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-12-16 at 15:23 +0000, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> It seems we are currently have a file collision between linux-libc-dev
> and libdrm-dev, both installing the drm kernel header files.  Although the
> correct authoritive version are from the kernel, such that we would hope
> to install those and remove the ones in the libdrm package, it seems that
> the ones there have been manually modified to make them acceptable to the
> X server.
> Clearly long term this needs resolving and the changes made to the
> headers folded back into the kernel, particularly as upstream Debian
> has also included all of these files in their linux-libc-dev package.
> We have a commitment for them to take on this task longer term.  In the
> short term (before -alpha2) while the X server people sort out how they
> are going to resolve this it is prudent for us to remove our copies from
> the linux-libc-dev package.
> Following this email is a patch to do just that.

I would say that libdrm-dev needs to be fixed sooner rather than

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