[Pkg-ofed-devel] svn-buildpackage failure

Toru Nishimura locore64 at alkyltechnology.com
Wed Feb 24 10:35:13 UTC 2010

Hi, Dr. Coates,

>> - dpkg-checkbuilddeps complains incorrect format of "debian/control"
> You fix is correct; there are some stray carrige-returns in the
> debian/control file. (I think you will find that bug in the
> libmlx4/libcxgb3 packages too).

Thank you for the prompt reply.  It's reliefing to me.

>> Q2. how can I fix it?  Correcting the offending line produces further
>> errors;
> If you have  modified files in your tree, svn-buildpackage will complain
> unless you feed it the:
> --svn-ignore
> option.

Ok, I will try to build libibverbs first and folllow pkg-ofed.alioth.debian.org/howto/
instruction page.
> The other package that will need attention is the ofa-kernel-source
> package.
> I fixed some typos in that package a few days ago, so it is worth
> pulling in the package from trunk rather than the OFED 1.4.2 tagged branch.
> The rules file contains an architecture specific configure stanza, as
> not all of the modules build on all architectures. There is currently no
> section for PPC32, so you will have to cut-and-paste the i386 or amd64
> examples. If you get stuck, please let me know.

It's quite likely I will ask (an)other question/help, thanks for your offer.

Toru Nishimura / ALKYL Technology

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