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Re: More strangeness kernel-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3 update



Philip Prindeville wrote:

> I installed the latest FC3 kernel update, but I'm seeing:
> 
> [root media ~]# ls -ltr /lib/modules/2.6.12-1.1372_FC3/
> total 924
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root     49 Jul 20 16:35 build ->
> ../../../usr/src/kernels/2.6.12-1.1372_FC3-x86_64
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root      5 Jul 20 16:35 source -> build
> drwxr-xr-x  9 root root   4096 Jul 20 16:35 kernel
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 268793 Jul 20 16:35 modules.usbmap
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root  84243 Jul 20 16:35 modules.symbols
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 163080 Jul 20 16:35 modules.pcimap
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root   2237 Jul 20 16:35 modules.isapnpmap
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root    357 Jul 20 16:35 modules.inputmap
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root    813 Jul 20 16:35 modules.ieee1394map
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 193484 Jul 20 16:35 modules.dep
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root     69 Jul 20 16:35 modules.ccwmap
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 184451 Jul 20 16:35 modules.alias
> [root media ~]#
> 
> i.e.  "build" should have been copied out as a deep copy, rather than
> a shallow copy in the packaging.

Do you mean it is a symbolic link?
Or does "shallow copy" have some other meaning?

In any case, "build" is always a symbolic link in my experience.

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