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gnu: kmod: Honor $LINUX_MODULE_DIRECTORY.

* gnu/packages/patches/kmod-module-directory.patch: New file.
* gnu-system.am (dist_patch_DATA): Add it.
* gnu/packages/linux.scm (kmod)[origin]: Use it.
version-0.8.3
Ludovic Courtès 8 years ago
parent
commit
528b6a3dce
  1. 1
      gnu-system.am
  2. 3
      gnu/packages/linux.scm
  3. 31
      gnu/packages/patches/kmod-module-directory.patch

1
gnu-system.am

@ -318,6 +318,7 @@ dist_patch_DATA = \
gnu/packages/patches/hop-bigloo-4.0b.patch \
gnu/packages/patches/icu4c-test-date-format.patch \
gnu/packages/patches/inkscape-stray-comma.patch \
gnu/packages/patches/kmod-module-directory.patch \
gnu/packages/patches/libevent-dns-tests.patch \
gnu/packages/patches/libffi-mips-n32-fix.patch \
gnu/packages/patches/liboop-mips64-deplibs-fix.patch \

3
gnu/packages/linux.scm

@ -1204,7 +1204,8 @@ to use Linux' inotify mechanism, which allows file accesses to be monitored.")
"kmod-" version ".tar.xz"))
(sha256
(base32
"1yid3a9b64a60ybj66fk2ysrq5klnl0ijl4g624cl16y8404g9rv"))))
"1yid3a9b64a60ybj66fk2ysrq5klnl0ijl4g624cl16y8404g9rv"))
(patches (list (search-patch "kmod-module-directory.patch")))))
(build-system gnu-build-system)
(native-inputs
`(("pkg-config" ,pkg-config)))

31
gnu/packages/patches/kmod-module-directory.patch

@ -0,0 +1,31 @@
This patch changes libkmod so it honors the 'LINUX_MODULE_DIRECTORY'
environment variable, rather than looking for modules exclusively in
/lib/modules.
Patch by Shea Levy, from Nixpkgs; adjusted to use 'LINUX_MODULE_DIRECTORY'
rather than 'MODULE_DIR' as the variable name.
--- kmod-7/libkmod/libkmod.c 2012-03-15 08:19:16.750010226 -0400
+++ kmod-7/libkmod/libkmod.c 2012-04-04 15:21:29.532074313 -0400
@@ -200,7 +200,7 @@
static char *get_kernel_release(const char *dirname)
{
struct utsname u;
- char *p;
+ char *p, *dirname_prefix;
if (dirname != NULL)
return path_make_absolute_cwd(dirname);
@@ -208,7 +208,10 @@
if (uname(&u) < 0)
return NULL;
- if (asprintf(&p, "%s/%s", dirname_default_prefix, u.release) < 0)
+ if ((dirname_prefix = getenv("LINUX_MODULE_DIRECTORY")) == NULL)
+ dirname_prefix = dirname_default_prefix;
+
+ if (asprintf(&p, "%s/%s", dirname_prefix, u.release) < 0)
return NULL;
return p;
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