Karmic Kernel Source throwing error when building v4l-dvb

Andrew Barbaccia andrew.barbaccia at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 14:14:42 UTC 2009

On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 3:54 AM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:

> Andrew Barbaccia wrote:
> > I'm trying to build the v4l-dvb tree.
> You mean the v4l-dvb tree from linuxtv.org, right?

Yes that's the one.

> > I believe my build environment
> > is setup correctly as I have installed build-essential, linux-headers
> > and linux-source. I have extracted the source, linked to
> > /usr/src/linux and did the whole make oldconfig thing.
> > Is there something missing from the linux-headers package? Did I
> > configure something incorrectly?
> Maybe it is a problem with the v4l-dvb tree. Some time ago it didn't
> work for me with everything enabled but I had success with only those
> modules enabled which I needed for my hardware. You can run "make
> menuconfig" in the v4l-dvb directory and disable everything except what
> you really need.
> Nils

I believe the problem exists somewhere with the module I was trying to
compile also. When I download the saa7134-stable branch (which was merged
into the linuxtv.org tree) I get the same errors.

I found a thread here on linux-media mailing list:

But there is no resolution and I cannot seem to have make realize I have the
full source installed.
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