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Re: Building linux-libre with Wireguard

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Building linux-libre with Wireguard
Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:24:32 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Hi Leo,

Leo Famulari <address@hidden> skribis:

> I'm taking a look at how to build linux-libre with Wireguard built in.
> There are two primary methods offered by Wireguard. Instructions:
> First, you can run '' [0] which prints to stdout a patch that
> can be applied to the kernel source code.
> Second, you can run '' [0] which symlinks the Wireguard source
> tree into an existing kernel tree and makes the necessary changes to the
> kernel config.
> I tried the latter [1] but the kernel build fails like this:
> ------
> /gnu/store/q19l04vd2za80mk1845pz7r8cz29qk43-bash-minimal-4.4.23/bin/sh: 
> net/wireguard/modules.order: Permission denied
> make[2]: *** [scripts/ net/wireguard/modules.order] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [scripts/ net/wireguard] Error 2
> make: *** [Makefile:1058: net] Error 2
> make: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
> ------

The checkout made by ‘wireguard-source’ is read-only.  I suppose
‘’ somehow copies files from there, preserving read-only
permissions and eventually leading to that “Permission denied”.

Does that make sense?


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