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0003172Kali LinuxKali Package Improvementpublic2016-07-28 21:09
Reporterrhertzog Assigned Tosbrun  
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
Product Version2016.1 
Fixed in Version2016.2 
Summary0003172: Push our vboot-utils to Debian and add arm64 support

The Debian package of vboot-utils is up for adoption (see We should use this opportunity to move our updated package into Debian in the new pkg-security team.

At the same time, we can add arm64 support with the attached patch provided by Steev Klimaszewski.

Attached Files
fix-arm64-build.patch (1,574 bytes)   
Description: attempt to fix building on arm64
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   * Fix debian/control: add a Replaces and a Breaks on package
     vboot-kernel-utils to avoid file conflict during upgrade (closes: 0002942)
Author: Sophie Brun <[email protected]>

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--- vboot-utils-0~R48-7647.B.orig/Makefile
+++ vboot-utils-0~R48-7647.B/Makefile
@@ -96,6 +96,9 @@ _machname := $(shell uname -m)
 ifneq (,$(findstring arm,${_machname}))
 	override _machname := arm
+ifneq (,$(findstring aarch64,${_machname}))
+	override _machname := arm
 ifneq (,$(findstring i686,${_machname}))
 	override _machname := x86
fix-arm64-build.patch (1,574 bytes)   




2016-03-18 20:21

manager   ~0004995

Thumbs up from me.



2016-07-27 12:55

manager   ~0005602

We uploaded the new version 0~R52-8350.B-1 in debian unstable. It should migrate in debian testing (and kali-rolling) in few days.
arm64 support has been added



2016-07-28 21:09

administrator   ~0005612

Just imported latest vboot-utils with arm64 support from debian unstable.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2016-03-18 11:37 rhertzog New Issue
2016-03-18 11:37 rhertzog Status new => assigned
2016-03-18 11:37 rhertzog Assigned To => sbrun
2016-03-18 11:37 rhertzog File Added: fix-arm64-build.patch
2016-03-18 20:21 steev Note Added: 0004995
2016-07-27 12:55 sbrun Note Added: 0005602
2016-07-28 21:09 rhertzog Note Added: 0005612
2016-07-28 21:09 rhertzog Status assigned => resolved
2016-07-28 21:09 rhertzog Fixed in Version => 2016.2
2016-07-28 21:09 rhertzog Resolution open => fixed