[CentOS] My turn at building a custom kernel for IPsec BEET mode

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 20:35:19 UTC 2008

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 1:27 PM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
> Well I am working on building a kernel that will have the IPsec BEET mode
> patch available from infrahip.hiit.fi.
> I have some decent help, but really no one there is a seasoned Centos kernel
> builder (though they work with different FC kernels), and now they are
> mostly done for the day.
> I have been following the wiki on building a custom kernel, got my patch in
> ~/rpmbuild/SOURCES and away with the rpmbuild.  That failed on line 69:
> Unknown tag:  % define buildid .hipl0809111

Make sure there is NO space between % and define.


> But the comments say to set the define to something like ".local" or
> ".bz123456"
> So why the failure?  Too long our are the quotes required?
> If this works, I would like to see this patch 'mainstreamed' as it is in the
> 2.6.27 kernel....

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