Re: kernel tree "diff -urN" anomaly?

From: Mark Hounschell
Date: Fri Dec 03 2010 - 16:03:37 EST

On 12/03/2010 03:47 PM, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 03, 2010 at 02:49:03PM -0500, Mark Hounschell wrote:
>> I start with two clean identical kernel trees (different names
>> of coarse). I build one of them. I then do a "make clean mrproper" in
>> the tree I built. Why then does the diff command in the subject line
>> find the following files changed?
>> drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/evergreen_reg_safe.h
>> drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/r100_reg_safe.h
>> drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/r200_reg_safe.h
>> drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/r300_reg_safe.h
>> divers/gpu/drm/radeon/r420_reg_safe.h
>> drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/r600_reg_safe.h
>> drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/rn50_reg_safe.h
>> drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/rs600_reg_safe.h
>> drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/rv515_reg_safe.h
> Files are generated during the build.
> So after you have build your kernel the files are present.
> And the Makefile is missing logic to delete the files during "make clean".

OK, broken Makefile then

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