Re: [Patch] make installkernel configurable from command line (wasRe: how to avoid that goes mad, if I am not root?)

From: WANG Cong
Date: Fri Jan 28 2011 - 02:58:27 EST

On Wed, 26 Jan 2011 11:02:11 +0100, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> Tested. This works as far as not overriding root's ~/bin/installkernel
> if it exists, but it fails to give precedence to an explicit
> command-line INSTALLKERNEL=... over the built-in fallbacks. I don't see
> an easy way to fix that without first consolidating all archs'
> INSTALLKERNEL handling into the top-level Makefile.

Yes, exactly, I can expect this.

> Not using make install and just invoking your own install script
> directly works, so I'm not sure this is worth the trouble (unless you
> can unify all archs' INSTALLKERNEL handling as a side-effect / cleanup).

Agreed, I will have a try.


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