Re: Question on make-kpkg
On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 10:54:34PM -0400, Neal Lippman wrote:
> I've been using make-kpkg to build my new kernel,playing around with
> 2.6.0-test2. (aside: Thanks to all who responded to my earlier request
> for help.I've got a bootable 2.6.0-test built, but now I need to play
> with the config a bit and figure out what's causing some of the errors
> during boot; at least it hasn't crashed in about 24 hrs so far, though).
> Anyway, as I play with the config parameters, I'd like to be able to
> create kernel packages with different names to help keep track of what's
> what. This is helpful by labelling packages with the build date, and
> also with some info, esp as I will eventually build a package for a
> different architecture as well (I'm going to swap my MSI
> motherboard/Athlon process for a new ASUS MB and P4, and I'd like to
> prebuild the kernel and have it ready to boot).
> Anyway, I started out by using:
> fakeroot make-kpkg append-to-version=.20030915 kernel_image
> because I first did the build on 9/15. Now, if I try to issue
> fakeroot make-kpkg append-to-version=.20030917 kernel_image, I get an
Did you run make-kpkg clean ?
> error message telling me that the changelog wants to build
> vmlinuz-2.6.0-test2.20030915 "but I thought I was building
> I was expecting that I could keep using make-kpkg in a given linux
> source tree and change the append-to-version on each build, but
> obviously I don't understand something important about make-kpkg. The
> man page isn't really helping me out here.
> Can anyone shed some light?
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Paul E Condon