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Date:   Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:25:00 +0900
From:   Masahiro Yamada <>
To:     Sven Joachim <>
Cc:     Linux Kbuild mailing list <>,
        Michal Marek <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] builddeb: Pass the kernel:debarch substvar to dpkg-genchanges

2017-11-10 3:27 GMT+09:00 Sven Joachim <>:
> At the end of "make bindeb-pkg" I noticed the following warning:
> dpkg-genchanges: warning: unknown substitution variable ${kernel:debarch}
> It turns out that since dpkg version 1.19.0 dpkg-genchanges honors
> substitution variables in the Description field, while earlier
> versions silently left them alone, see
> The result is an incomplete description of the linux-headers package
> in the generated .changes file.  Fix it by passing the kernel:debarch
> substitution variable to dpkg-genchanges.
> Signed-off-by: Sven Joachim <>
> ---

Applied to linux-kbuild/misc.  Thanks!

Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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