Re: 2.6.11-bk10 build problems

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Mon Mar 14 2005 - 14:52:59 EST

On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 11:39:37AM -0800, Dave Hansen wrote:
> I'm having some intermittent build problems on 2.6.11-bk10. First of
> all, doing a 'make -j8 O=... install' errors out not being able to find
> a vmlinux:
> $ make O=../mhp-build/i386-plain/ -j8 install
> make[3]: *** No rule to make target `vmlinux', needed by
> `arch/i386/boot/compressed/vmlinux.bin'. Stop.
> make[2]: *** [arch/i386/boot/compressed/vmlinux] Error 2
> make[1]: *** [install] Error 2
> make: *** [install] Error 2
> Also, I just ran menuconfig, changed an option, and did another 'make
> install', and it went straight to the install script with no
> compiling.
> Note that these are with O=, so it might be just a separate build tree
> problem.
> Any ideas?

On popular request 'make install' no longer try to update vmlinux.
This is to avoid errornous recompilation when installing the kernel
as root especially when fetching kernel via nfs where path may have

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