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I am getting the following error after running make while upgrading my kernel to new kernel 3.9:

sdp@sdp-Dell-System-Vostro-3450:/usr/src/linux_latest_dev_src_tree/linux-git$ make
make[1]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
make[1]: Nothing to be done for `relocs'.
  CHK     include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h
  CHK     include/generated/utsrelease.h
  CALL    scripts/checksyscalls.sh
  CC      scripts/mod/devicetable-offsets.s
  GEN     scripts/mod/devicetable-offsets.h
  HOSTCC  scripts/mod/file2alias.o
  HOSTLD  scripts/mod/modpost
  CHK     include/generated/compile.h
  GEN     usr/initramfs_data.cpio
/usr/src/linux_latest_dev_src_tree/linux-git/scripts/gen_initramfs_list.sh: line 51: ${output}: ambiguous redirect
make[1]: *** [usr/initramfs_data.cpio] Error 1
make: *** [usr] Error 2

Even when I am specifying the target to be like make bzImage, I am getting the same issue. I checked up in the script gen_initramfs_list.sh, ${output} is "". But I don't know why its so.

Please help. I am running Ubuntu 13.04

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