Re: 4.19-rc3: bindeb-pkg target is failing on ppc64

From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Thu Sep 13 2018 - 08:32:48 EST

On Tue, 2018-09-11 at 15:58 +0100, Rui Salvaterra wrote:
> Greetings! I'm having trouble building the kernel on my ppc64 machine
> (Power Mac G5) running Debian Sid. The make bindeb-pkg target is failing
> ever since 4.19-rc1. Is this a known issue? If not, let me know if you need
> anything else in order to help debug this. Thanks in advance!

It sounds like you don't actually have a ppc64 installation, but a
powerpc installation with a 64-bit kernel. In that case you will now
need to add ppc64 as a secondary architecture by running:

dpkg --add-architecture ppc64

If that doesn't help, please send the error messages you're getting.


Ben Hutchings
Computers are not intelligent. They only think they are.

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