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[Bug 898003] Re: usbip source is maintained in kernel tree now
For those users wanting a solution:
Uninstall usbip package if you've installed it.
On trusty, install linux-tools-generic-lts-utopic. I can't seem to find
a package that will create a binary, but you can run the binary manually
from /usr/lib/linux-tools/. As of this writing it's /usr/lib/linux-
tools/3.16.0-23-generic/usbip. NOTE, I am running the HWE utopic kernel
on my trusty box.
On utopic or vivid install linux-tools-generic. usbip is registered as a
binary in this case, you can use directly with 'usbip'.
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usbip source is maintained in kernel tree now
Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
Status in usbip package in Ubuntu:
Status in linux source package in Utopic:
Status in usbip source package in Utopic:
Both the userspace and kernel module parts of usbip are in the linux
kernel tree now. The source used in this package is quite old.
I'm not sure how to best handle the packaging aspects here -- I
imagine that it would be undesirable for usbip to be built as a side
effect of the main kernel package build, because then the kernel
package build would be even slower and usbip is probably not updated
enough to justify that.
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