[Pkg-uml-devel] Re: [uml-devel] "Configuring network interfaces...execvp of 'uml_net' failed - errno = 2" error msg

Stefano Melchior stefano.melchior at openlabs.it
Tue Feb 21 16:51:08 UTC 2006

On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 08:14:50AM -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
Hi Matt,
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 12:02:40PM +0100, Stefano Melchior wrote:
> > Once discovered the issue and find the workaround [1], I am wondering why,
> > if you moved uml_net from /usr/bin to /usr/lib/uml/, you left the other
> > uml_* executable on the first dir.
> This was to comply with the FHS:
> http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html
> uml_net is not intended to be executed by a user, only invoked as an
> auxiliary program by UML itself.
> I discussed this with Jeff at the time, and he agreed that it should move,
> but never moved it upstream apparently.
> I patched the Debian UML sources to match.
> > Is it worthy to move all of them to /usr/lib/uml/?
> No, see above.

Ok, I understood, thank you.
On the Makefile of uml_net source, and I read:

BIN_DIR ?= /usr/bin

If Jeff, Paolo and the UML devel team all agree, we can patch it and
transform the line in:

BIN_DIR ?= /usr/lib/uml

The same with uml_switch, isn't it?
Do you agree?


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