Kernel Snap for 16.04

Michael Hudson-Doyle michael.hudson at
Tue Nov 24 22:41:53 UTC 2015

On 24 November 2015 at 07:21, Tim Gardner <tim.gardner at> wrote:
> 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.

It's been uploaded now, but of course snappy/anything else in Go will
need to be rebuilt for the fix to take effect (until we start using go
shared library stuff for real, hopefully not too far off :-)


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