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Re: package compilation

On Sun, 16 Feb 1997, Jesse Goldman wrote:

> I've run into a snag making a kernel package for version 2.0.29. I got
> new sources, patched them, did a "make-kpkg clean" and then a "make-kpkg 
Why patch the new sources? I thought you only needed to patch if you had
2.0.28 sources and wanted to upgrade to 2.0.29. Anybody??

> --rev 2.0.29 kernel-image." Everything goes along fine until the very end
> which looks like this:
> cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage \
>                    debian/tmp-image/boot/vmlinuz-2.0.29
> cp vmlinux debian/tmp-image/boot/vmlinux-2.0.29
> cp System.map debian/tmp-image/boot/System.map-2.0.29
> chmod 644 debian/tmp-image/boot/vmlinuz-2.0.29 \
>                   debian/tmp-image/boot/vmlinux-2.0.29 \
>                   debian/tmp-image/boot/System.map-2.0.29
> dpkg-gencontrol -pkernel-image-2.0.29 -Pdebian/tmp-image/
> parsechangelog/debian: error: badly formatted trailer line, at changelog 
> line 6
> dpkg-gencontrol: error: syntax error in parsed version of changelog at 
> line 0: empty file
> make: *** [stamp-image] Error 29
It looks like you new kernel was made after all. I would copy it to the
right place /boot/vmlinuz and use it. I think your problem may have a lot
to do with the patching.

D.J. Mashao,                         mashaodj@sunserver.engin.brown.edu, 

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