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Bug 82448

Summary: Top level Makefile has rpm problem
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Ravindranadh Chowdary <sravi>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Ravindranadh Chowdary 2003-01-22 09:18:35 UTC
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Description of problem:

I am using Redhat kernel sources Version-2.4.18-14. I am not able to create a
kernel rpm using make rpm command in RedHat-8.0. reporting rpm -ta is an unknown
option. Cd to linux and execute a command as follows

#make rpm
-ta: unknown option
make: *** [rpm] Error 1

The make file is working perfactly if rpm replaced with rpmbuild.

Could you please resolve this.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce: /usr/src/linux
2.make rpm

Actual Results:  Exiting with following error.

-ta: unknown option
make: *** [rpm] Error 1

Expected Results:  Creates a Kernel RPM

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2003-01-22 09:25:50 UTC
This has nothing to do with make.

Comment 2 Alan Cox 2003-06-08 16:21:31 UTC
*** Bug 82449 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:26 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project ( maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: