Following the security advisories, I tried to upgrade several packages on my
PC running Debian Sid. I did it with apt-get. I presume some of them are
related to an upgrade of glibc, for after download I got the following error:
Do you want to upgrade glibc now? [Y/n] y
WARNING: Your kernel version indicates a revision number
of 255 or greater. Glibc has a number of built in
assumptions that this revision number is less than 255.
If you've built your own kernel, please make sure that any
custom version numbers are appended to the upstream
kernel number with a dash or some other delimiter.
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6_2.3.5-6_i386.deb
subprocess pre-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
What can I do to repair things? The kernel is my own compilation, named:
In Makefile of the kernel source I have the following:
VERSION = 2
PATCHLEVEL = 4
SUBLEVEL = 27
EXTRAVERSION = 5
Please, help because I am stuck in the middle of it with some packages
uninstalled and my system is almost unusable.
Thanks in advance.