[CentOS] suggestions on other packages

Sean Kennedy seankennedy at acm.org
Fri Apr 3 13:09:50 UTC 2009

I have always handled the build errors "as they come" for the particular
package ...
if someone has a better method, I'd love to hear it too!


2009/4/3 Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com>

> Hi all -  Since upstream patches the stock 2.6.18 kernel into something
> that is not 2.6.18 (for the rest of the world) I am having issues trying
> to compile some packages like v4l (latest is needed for a different
> project).
> When compiling packages like v4l that a doing conditionals based on
> kernel number - but - header files are messing other things up...
> is there some great trick to getting things to compile or behave nicely?
> What do others do in this circumstance?
> Note: If I did compile a kernel ( for example) v4l works fine.
> however then I am not getting kernel updates with releases etc...
> Thanks,
> Jerry
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