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Bug 79660 - cannot build rpm from kernel-source, due to old rpm -ta command
Summary: cannot build rpm from kernel-source, due to old rpm -ta command
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-14 18:46 UTC by manuel wolfshant
Modified: 2005-10-31 22:00 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:40:17 UTC

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Description manuel wolfshant 2002-12-14 18:46:53 UTC
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Description of problem:
/usr/src/linux-2.4/Makefile atttemps to run rpm -ta in order to build
kernel*rpm. In RH 8.0 the correct command is rpmbuild

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.rpm -i kernel-source-2.4.18-18.8.0
2.choose any way to create /usr/src/linux-2.4/.config
3.make rpm

Actual Results:  final output after make rpm (in /usr/src/linux-2.4)looks like this:
-ta: unknown option
make: *** [rpm] Error 1

Expected Results:  kernel build + binary rpm of kernel

Additional info:

rpm should be replaced with rpmbuild in Makefile

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2002-12-16 05:32:40 UTC
If rpmbuild exists - the base kernel stuff has to work on all distros
Its now on my todo list

Comment 2 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:17 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
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