libcpupower development package

Dmitry Shachnev mitya57 at
Tue Sep 5 09:57:45 UTC 2017

Hi Juerg,

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 01:13:04PM +0200, Juerg Haefliger wrote:
> I think what we want is a versioned package that contains the headers
> from the exact kernel version in a versioned subdirectory and a
> general/common package that provides the links from the standard include
> directory to the versioned dir. That way you can have different versions
> of the headers installed. Just like the (rest of the) kernel header files.
> For linux-tools, I don't believe we need flavor-specific packages so it
> should be sufficient to build something like:
> linux-tools-4.4.0-94-dev
>   provides the tools header files (and libraries) of kernel 4.4.0-94
> linux-tools-dev
>   provides the links to the versioned files/directories.

Thank you for the suggestion.

I am attaching a patch that follows it (mostly, I figured out that we also
need a package which contains symlink, that the reverse
dependencies will depend on, and the -dev package is named libcpupower-dev
because there is nothing else there).

Dmitry Shachnev
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