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Subject[PATCH] kbuild/deb-pkg: annotate libelf-dev dependency as :native
Cross compiling the x86 kernel on a non-x86 build machine produces
the following error when CONFIG_UNWINDER_ORC is enabled, regardless
of whether libelf-dev is installed or not.

dpkg-checkbuilddeps: error: Unmet build dependencies: libelf-dev
dpkg-buildpackage: warning: build dependencies/conflicts unsatisfied; aborting
dpkg-buildpackage: warning: (Use -d flag to override.)

Since this is a build time dependency for a build tool, we need to
depend on the native version of libelf-dev so add the appropriate

Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <>
scripts/package/mkdebian | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/scripts/package/mkdebian b/scripts/package/mkdebian
index 7c230016b08d..357dc56bcf30 100755
--- a/scripts/package/mkdebian
+++ b/scripts/package/mkdebian
@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ mkdir -p debian/source/
echo "1.0" > debian/source/format

echo $debarch > debian/arch
-extra_build_depends=", $(if_enabled_echo CONFIG_UNWINDER_ORC libelf-dev)"
+extra_build_depends=", $(if_enabled_echo CONFIG_UNWINDER_ORC libelf-dev:native)"
extra_build_depends="$extra_build_depends, $(if_enabled_echo CONFIG_SYSTEM_TRUSTED_KEYRING libssl-dev:native)"

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