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Re: make-kpkg problem (Updated info)

Wayne Topa(linuxone@intergate.com) is reported to have said:
> Hi all
>   I have been trying to find the answer to this problem on and off for
>   a month or so.  I can't compile a kernel using kpkg without getting
>   these errors:
> VT3 root-3-ETCH:/usr/src/linux-source-2.6.17# make-kpkg --revision 1:buddy.2.2.17 --initrd kernel_image
> exec make -f /usr/share/kernel-package/ruleset/minimal.mk debian DEBIAN_REVISION=1:buddy.2.2.17  INITRD=YES
> /usr/share/kernel-package/ruleset/minimal.mk:44: /ruleset/common/archvars.mk: No such file or directory
> /usr/share/kernel-package/ruleset/minimal.mk:45: /ruleset/misc/version_vars.mk: No such file or directory
> /usr/share/kernel-package/ruleset/minimal.mk:46: /ruleset/misc/defaults.mk: No such file or directory
> /usr/share/kernel-package/ruleset/minimal.mk:47: no file name for `-include'
> /usr/share/kernel-package/ruleset/minimal.mk:48: /ruleset/misc/config.mk: No such file or directory
> make: *** No rule to make target `/ruleset/misc/config.mk'.  Stop.
> Failed to create a ./debian directory: No such file or directory at /usr/bin/make-kpkg line 1074.
> THe same thing with 
> make-kpkg --revision 1:buddy.2.2.17 --bzimage kernel_image
> I have also tried different version of the kernel-package.
> kernel-package_10.047_all.deb  kernel-package_10.052_all.deb
> kernel-package_10.049_all.deb  kernel-package_10.054_all.deb
> Without any success so it must be something else.
> The kernels I tried it on are:
> linux-source-2.6.15_2.6.15-8_all.deb
> linux-source-2.6.17_2.6.17-9_all.deb
> As I did not find any mention of this (Google, Debian Bugs, D-U)
> I must be doing something very wrong here.

I tried kernel-package_8.135_all.deb. make-kpkg clean does not give
the above errors. The kernel compiles with --bzimage but fails if I
change to --initrd.

I must have installed some packages from the unstable branch and they
are screwing up kernel-package, somehow.  I hope it will straighten
itself out in a week or so.


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