Kernel Snap for 16.04

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at
Mon Nov 23 18:21:14 UTC 2015

On 11/23/2015 09:24 AM, John Lenton wrote:
> On 23 November 2015 at 15:56, Tim Gardner <tim.gardner at> wrote:
>> Gents - I've got a prototype for a 16.04 kernel snap
>> (git:// There are a bunch of branches
>> with (hopefully) self explanatory names. I'm having a bit of difficulty with
>> armhf because 'snappy build' really doesn't work well in armhf QEMU, and
>> running an amd64 instance of 'snappy build' to package armhf doesn't work so
>> well either. I did verify a week or so ago that building armhf on a native
>> platform worked, but it takes quite awhile.
> Hm. So, the qemu issue might be bug 1501651 I'm guessing. However,
> 'snappy build' for arm on amd64 should work -- we use that to build
> webdm for all supported arches. What issues are you finding?

Yup, 'fatal error: rt_sigaction failure' looks familiar. The bug implies 
this error has a fix, but the diff noted in does 
not appear to have been merged or uploaded.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at

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