On Tue, 2019-06-11 at 17:01 +0200, Fab Stz wrote: > Source: linux > Version: 4.9.0 or 4.19... probably any > Followup-For: Bug #771339 > > Dear Maintainer, > > This bug still exists in linux 4.9 and 4.19 (stretch, stretch-backports and > also buster) > > Like the first reporter, I tried compiling the amdgpu driver provided by AMD > (through DKMS) and it is searching for the kernel version in that file. > > As a workaroung in the meantime, I manually set VERSION to 4 and PATCHLEVEL to > 19 in /usr/src/linux-headers-4.9.0-9-amd64/Makefile > or the equivalent for 4.19
They should be using "make kernelversion" instead of looking for variable assignments the Makefile. This is not even a Debian-specific problem any more. Looking for variable assignments in the Makefile will break whenever the kernel is built out-of-tree (since Linux 4.20). Ben. -- Ben Hutchings For every complex problem there is a solution that is simple, neat, and wrong.
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