November 20, 2013




I am following the manual to build a Linux kernel for the Zynq-zx3. When I try and 'bitbake' the development image:

bitbake dev-image-nm

I get the following error log concerning an invalid character in the version number :

Build Configuration:
BB_VERSION = "1.16.0"
TARGET_OS = "linux-gnueabi"
MACHINE = "zynq-zx3-pm3"
DISTRO = "poky"
TUNE_FEATURES = "armv7a vfp neon cortexa9"
TARGET_FPU = "vfp-neon"
meta-yocto-bsp = "netmodule:70ca9ff6422a03c26cfa78e76f6334bcf3fe47ec"
meta-oe = "netmodule:f00028caf257e386c0f3ae46bd4b3ba53dd0729d"
meta-netmodule = "master:8cb9bfb4c52e91773d79cf531f3734771a7ca6dd"

NOTE: Resolving any missing task queue dependencies
NOTE: Preparing runqueue
NOTE: Executing RunQueue Tasks
ERROR: Function failed: dpkg-deb execution failed
ERROR: Logfile of failure stored in: /home/christopher/poky/build/tmp/work/armv7a-vfp-neon-poky-linux-gnueabi/net-snmp-5.7.1-r3.4/temp/log.do_package_write_deb.26819
Log data follows:
| DEBUG: Executing python function sstate_task_prefunc
| DEBUG: Python function sstate_task_prefunc finished
| DEBUG: Executing python function do_package_write_deb
| DEBUG: Executing python function read_subpackage_metadata
| DEBUG: Python function read_subpackage_metadata finished
| DEBUG: Executing python function do_package_deb
| dpkg-deb: error: parsing file '/home/christopher/poky/build/tmp/work/armv7a-vfp-neon-poky-linux-gnueabi/net-snmp-5.7.1-r3.4/packages-split/net-snmp-dbg/DEBIAN/control' near line 13 package 'net-snmp-dbg':
| 'Recommends' field, reference to 'net-snmp-client': error in version: invalid character in version number
| DEBUG: Python function do_package_deb finished
| DEBUG: Python function do_package_write_deb finished
| ERROR: Function failed: dpkg-deb execution failed
ERROR: Task 425 (/home/christopher/poky/meta-openembedded/meta-oe/recipes-extended/net-snmp/, do_package_write_deb) failed with exit code '1'
NOTE: Tasks Summary: Attempted 2631 tasks of which 2231 didn't need to be rerun and 1 failed.
No currently running tasks (2631 of 2635)

Summary: 1 task failed:
/home/christopher/poky/meta-openembedded/meta-oe/recipes-extended/net-snmp/, do_package_write_deb
Summary: There was 1 WARNING message shown.
Summary: There was 1 ERROR message shown, returning a non-zero exit code.

Can you give me an idea on how to remedy this? Thank you.

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