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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0001293Kali LinuxTool Upgrade Requestpublic2014-05-28 13:36
Reportersm17h Assigned Torhertzog  
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
Platformx64OSKaliOS Version1.0
Product Version1.0.7 
Fixed in Version1.0.8 
Summary0001293: Update open-vm-tools from unstable

The current version of open-vm-tools (9.2.3-1031360-5~kali1) kernel modules (DKMS) do not compile against 3.14.
As per debian change log the version from unstable (9.4.0-1280544-8) fix the issue.

Steps To Reproduce

Update to Kali 1.0.7, install open-vm-tools.
From a root terminal type

dkms build -m open-vm-tools -v 9.2.3
tail /var/lib/dkms/open-vm-tools/9.2.3/build/make.log

Additional Information

/usr/src/linux-headers-3.14-kali1-common/include/linux/printk.h:96:0: note: this is the location of the previous definition
/var/lib/dkms/open-vm-tools/9.2.3/build/vsock/linux/af_vsock.c: In function ‘__VSockVmciCreate’:
/var/lib/dkms/open-vm-tools/9.2.3/build/vsock/linux/af_vsock.c:2869:18: error: incompatible types when assigning to type ‘uid_t’ from type ‘kuid_t’
make[4]: [/var/lib/dkms/open-vm-tools/9.2.3/build/vsock/linux/af_vsock.o] Error 1
[module/var/lib/dkms/open-vm-tools/9.2.3/build/vsock] Error 2
make[2]: [sub-make] Error 2
[all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory /usr/src/linux-headers-3.14-kali1-amd64' make: *** [vsock.ko] Error 2 make: Leaving directory/var/lib/dkms/open-vm-tools/9.2.3/build/vsock'




2014-05-28 13:36

administrator   ~0001927

Uploaded open-vm-tools_9.4.0-1280544-8kali1.dsc to kali-proposed-updates.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2014-05-28 11:13 sm17h New Issue
2014-05-28 13:36 rhertzog Note Added: 0001927
2014-05-28 13:36 rhertzog Status new => resolved
2014-05-28 13:36 rhertzog Fixed in Version => 1.0.8
2014-05-28 13:36 rhertzog Resolution open => fixed
2014-05-28 13:36 rhertzog Assigned To => rhertzog
2014-07-29 16:43 aniketbhole Issue cloned: 0001633
2021-05-31 13:37 rhertzog Category Tool Upgrade => Tool Upgrade Request