libcpupower development package

Juerg Haefliger juerg.haefliger at
Fri Sep 8 05:55:19 UTC 2017

Hi Dmitry,

On 09/05/2017 11:57 AM, Dmitry Shachnev wrote:
> 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).

I'll take a look. In the meantime, could you open a launchpad bug?


> --
> Dmitry Shachnev

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