[WireGuard] [LEDE-DEV] Kernel symbol dependencies and KCONFIG usage for kernel packages
john at phrozen.org
Sat Jul 2 15:44:28 CEST 2016
On 02/07/2016 15:20, Baptiste Jonglez wrote:
> I am packaging a new kernel module (wireguard), the package is currently here .
> However, I have some trouble understanding what KCONFIG does. Wireguard
> needs a few kernel options, so I thought that KCONFIG was the place to
> declare such dependencies:
> However, it does not seem to enable these options. The module compiles
> fine, it installs fine , but then it fails to load at runtime:
> Sat Jul 2 10:04:50 2016 kern.warn kernel: [ 95.015838] wireguard: Unknown symbol udp_sock_create4 (err 0)
> Sat Jul 2 10:04:50 2016 kern.warn kernel: [ 95.022021] wireguard: Unknown symbol udp_tunnel6_xmit_skb (err 0)
> Sat Jul 2 10:04:50 2016 kern.warn kernel: [ 95.028767] wireguard: Unknown symbol udp_tunnel_sock_release (err 0)
> Sat Jul 2 10:04:50 2016 kern.warn kernel: [ 95.035570] wireguard: Unknown symbol setup_udp_tunnel_sock (err 0)
> Sat Jul 2 10:04:50 2016 kern.warn kernel: [ 95.042136] wireguard: Unknown symbol udp_sock_create6 (err 0)
> Sat Jul 2 10:04:50 2016 kern.warn kernel: [ 95.048297] wireguard: Unknown symbol udp_tunnel_xmit_skb (err 0)
> It works when selecting the needed options manually in kernel_menuconfig,
> but it's a huge pain.
> Is there a way to get the needed kernel options automatically? Maybe this
> only happens for packages that are part of the core Lede distribution?
>  https://github.com/zorun/packages-1/blob/wireguard/net/wireguard/Makefile
>  http://paste.aliens-lyon.fr/CBI
wireguard depends on other moduls so you will need to package them aswell.
CONFIG_NET_UDP_TUNNEL will create ip6_udp_tunnel.ko which for example
has udp_tunnel6_xmit_skb inside it.
once all of these are packaged you can make wireguard depend on them.
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