On Mon, 2011-04-18 at 02:39 +0530, Faheem Mitha wrote: > > On Sun, 17 Apr 2011, Ben Hutchings wrote: > > > On Sun, 2011-04-17 at 16:51 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: > >> On Sun, 2011-04-17 at 20:42 +0530, Faheem Mitha wrote: > >>> Hi, > >>> > >>> Compilation of 2.6.26 Debian sources from lenny on squeeze fails with the > >>> following below. The only change I made was to set > >>> CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED_V2=n. See patch below. The command I used was > >>> > >>> fakeroot make KDEB_PKGVERSION=custom.1.0 -f debian/rules.gen binary-arch_i386_none_686-bigmem > >>> > >>> Am I missing something obvious? Please CC me on any reply. I'm not > >>> subscribed. Thanks in advance. > >> [...] > >> > >> KDEB_PKGVERSION has no effect. You need to change the ABI version in > >> debian/config/defines. > > I'm just trying to change the name of the package (from the default of > linux-image-2.6.26-2-686-bigmem to presumably something like > linux-image-2.6.26.custom.1.0-2-686-bigmem) so that it does not replace my > currently installed 2.6.26 version, and I can distinguish it from the > stock Debian kernels. I was attempting to follow Section 4.5 in > http://kernel-handbook.alioth.debian.org/ch-common-tasks.html. > > It doesn't look like a good fit with the other instructions in 4.2.4, but > I tried to mix them together. These are in different sections for a good reason! > I don't see how to alter debian/config/defines to do this. To be honest, I > don't even know what this file is for. It defines certain parameters for the Debian packaging. The ABI number is set on the second line of the file. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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