[xubuntu-users] virtualbox issue with linux/version.h and shared folders between guest and host

Dan Hitt dan.hitt at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 15:13:25 UTC 2017


Thanks Ralf, it is true that 'version.h' is among the files, several
times, although not 'build/include/linux/version.h'.

Is your recommendation then to edit VBoxLinuxAdditions.run to modify
the build path?

Or, is there some combination of environment variables or maybe other
packages that will make VBoxLinuxAdditions.run construct the path
differently?

I could certainly try to hack through it, and maybe i'll be cornered
into doing just that, buit i know my situation is not particularly
unique.

Anyhow, thanks again for your analysis, and i'm all ears for any
further steps you (or anybody else) might suggest!!

dan



On Sun, Jan 22, 2017 at 10:24 PM, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
>
>
>> On 23 Jan 2017, at 06:56, Dan Hitt <dan.hitt at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> So i went to the packages.ubuntu.com site to see if i could find the
>> build/include/linux/version.h file.
>>
>> That didn't seem to be part of any package for 16.10.
>
> Actually the file list does include version.h.
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/yakkety/amd64/linux-headers-4.8.0-22-generic/filelist
>
> There's an issue with the build path.
>
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