[PATCH 036/270] kbuild: Do not package /boot and /lib in make tar-pkg

Jonathan Nieder jrnieder at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 08:30:26 UTC 2012

Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 02:26:27AM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>> On Mon, 2012-11-26 at 14:55 -0200, Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski wrote:

>>> commit fe04ddf7c2910362f3817c8156e41cbd6c0ee35d upstream.
>>> There were reports of users destroying their Fedora installs by a kernel
>>> tarball that replaces the /lib -> /usr/lib symlink. Let's remove the
>>> toplevel directories from the tarball to prevent this from happening.
>>> Reported-by: Andi Kleen <andi at firstfloor.org>
>>> Suggested-by: Ben Hutchings <ben at decadent.org.uk>
>>> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek at suse.cz>
>>> [ herton: dropped unrelated changes to arch/x86/Makefile and
>>>   scripts/Makefile.fwinst, which don't apply anyway on 3.5, see commit
>>>   3ce9e53e788881da0d5f3912f80e0dd6b501f304 upstream ]
>>> Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski at canonical.com>
>> This is missing from 3.4.
> I don't think it is needed, as 3ce9e53e788881da0d5f3912f80e0dd6b501f304
> didn't go into 3.4, so all should be good for now.

The dependency's the other way around.  Herton's comment above means
to say that 3ce9e53 is being squashed in as a fixup.


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