I'm currently attempting to follow Hardening Debian for the Desktop Using Grsecurity guide in order to install the 4.5.7 kernel with Grsecurity on my Kali Linux desktop.
I am following that list of instructions verbatim, except for the fact that I'm trying to use Grsecurity's test patch for the 4.5.7 kernel and I'm running Kali Linux instead of straight Debian.
Every time I attempt to compile the kernel, however, I get this error following the line "CC certs/system_keyring.o":
CC certs/system_keyring.o make: *** No rule to make target 'firstname.lastname@example.org', needed by 'certs/x509_certificate_list'. Stop. Makefile:951: recipe for target 'certs' failed make: *** [certs] Error 2 make: Leaving directory '/home/jc/Downloads/linux-4.5.7' debian/ruleset/targets/common.mk:295: recipe for target 'debian/stamp/build/kernel' failed make: *** [debian/stamp/build/kernel] Error 2
I get this error, as I found out, for any kernel even if I apply no patches or modifications, so it has something to do with the tools I'm using to compile the kernel (apparently a system keychain of some sort). Can someone out there tell me how to fix my OS and compile my kernel?
P.S. Here is the output of
Linux version 4.6.0-kali1-amd64 (email@example.com) (gcc version 5.4.0 20160609 (Debian 5.4.0-4) ) #1 SMP Debian 4.6.2-2kali2 (2016-06-28)