[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#367976: Bug#367976: nvidia-kernel-source: Failed to build nvidia-kernel on amd64

Lennart Sorensen lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Thu Aug 7 16:42:49 UTC 2008

On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 12:25:03PM +0200, Christoph M??hlmann wrote:
> Followup-For: Bug #367976
> Package: nvidia-kernel-source
> Version: 173.14.09-2
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> had a bug similar to that described by Jann Kleen in
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=367976#10
> I tried to compile nvidia-kernel-packages wicht modass, did it in
> different ways:
> at first I created packages from the actual sid-sources
> (nvidia-graphics-drivers_173.14.09-2). modass failed.
> I purged those self-created packages and tried it with packages from sid
> (nvidia-kernel-source_173.14.09-2_amd64.deb), moadass failed with
> similar errors. I purged the sid-packages installed them again, no
> difference.
> I removed /usr/src/modules/nvidia-kernel recursivly and
> unpacked /usr/src/nvidia-kernel.tar.bz2 - and everything worked fine!
> it seems to me, that old files, from old tries to compile
> nvidia-kernel-packages, remained in that directory and it was not
> possible to compile new packages. Maybe dh_clean does not work like
> expected? 

module-assistant doesn't seem to ever clean up by itself.

Using m-a clean first might be a good idea.

Len Sorensen

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