binary package for evdi: 5.2.14 not found

Bug #1903921 reported by udippel
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evdi (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I used to run and automatically update stuff with dkms.
Recently, the automatic compile fails at Display-Kink evdi with

ERROR (dkms apport): binary package for evdi: 5.2.14 not found
Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 5.4.0-53-generic (x86_64)
xserver-xorg 1:7.7+19ubuntu14
5.4.0-52-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 15 10:57:00 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
after a reboot
5.4.0-53-generic #59-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 21 09:38:44 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Kubuntu 20_04
I did the uninst
all and new install of 5.3.1. The latter went through, but now it throws dozens of
[ 32.851235] evdi: [D] evdi_detect:94 (dev=0) poll connector state: disconnected

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affects: ubuntu → evdi (Ubuntu)
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udippel (udippel) wrote :

I checked the log and found early on that bison and flex were missing; installed both, and then it fell off the cliff some lines later.
That's the end of what my abilities can do, sorry.

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