Bug 80434 - compiling the kernel from src.rpm fails
Summary: compiling the kernel from src.rpm fails
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-12-26 09:48 UTC by Marian-Nicolae ION
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:49 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-27 12:50:12 UTC
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Description Marian-Nicolae ION 2002-12-26 09:48:27 UTC
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Description of problem:
Trying to recompile the packages of the new kernel kernel-2.4.18-19.8 from its
source package kernel-2.4.18-19.8.0.src.rpm fails with:

Patch #1600 (linux-2.4.18-procfixes.patch):
+ patch -p1 -s
1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file drivers/net/natsemi.c.rej

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. download kernel-2.4.18-19.8.0.src.rpm
2. install it with rpm -ivh kernel-2.4.18-19.8.0.src.rpm
3. rpmbuild -ba kernel-2.4.spec

    

Actual Results:  Patch #1600 (linux-2.4.18-procfixes.patch):
+ patch -p1 -s
1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file drivers/net/natsemi.c.rej



Expected Results:  to continue the normal compilation...

Additional info:

drivers/net/natsemi.c.rej:
*** 1963,1968 ****
                if (copy_from_user(&eeprom, useraddr, sizeof(eeprom)))
                        return -EFAULT;

                if ((eeprom.offset+eeprom.len) > NATSEMI_EEPROM_SIZE) {
                        eeprom.len = NATSEMI_EEPROM_SIZE-eeprom.offset;
                }
--- 1963,1971 ----
                if (copy_from_user(&eeprom, useraddr, sizeof(eeprom)))
                        return -EFAULT;

+               if (eeprom.offset > eeprom.offset+eeprom.len)
+                       return -EINVAL;
+
                if ((eeprom.offset+eeprom.len) > NATSEMI_EEPROM_SIZE) {
                        eeprom.len = NATSEMI_EEPROM_SIZE-eeprom.offset;
                }

Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2002-12-26 17:09:31 UTC
this is extremely strange since the binaries we ship get build from the exact
same .src.rpm... are you 100% sure the kernel patches are ALL unchanged?


Comment 2 Marian-Nicolae ION 2002-12-27 12:50:12 UTC
I've downloaded again the src.rpm and I've cleaned the SOURCES directory and
now it compiles OK.


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