Re: [PATCH] Kbuild: pass headers to on stdin

From: Michal Marek
Date: Thu Jun 06 2013 - 14:43:15 EST

Dne 6.6.2013 19:59, Josh Boyer napsal(a):
> On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 1:55 PM, Kyle McMartin <kyle@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 07:41:57PM +0200, Michal Marek wrote:
>>> Dne 6.6.2013 19:05, Kyle McMartin napsal(a):
>>>> While using make V=1 to test some things, I noticed on our builders that
>>>> headers_install was failing because the argument list to /bin/sh was too
>>>> long. Working around it is slightly kludgy...
>>> This is already fixed with
>>> commit c0ff68f1611d6855a06d672989ad5cfea160a4eb
>>> Author: Nicolas Dichtel <nicolas.dichtel@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> Date: Mon Apr 29 14:15:51 2013 +0200
>>> kbuild: fix make headers_install when path is too long
>>> in linux-next.
>> OK, I guess.
> Wait... not OK. This is broken now. People are clearly having to fix
> it again and wasting their time because a fix is already available.
> Why is a fix for it sitting in linux-next? Please get that fix into
> Linus' tree.

This bug has been there for about five years (as far as I can tell, it
was introduced by 7712401). It is a coincidence that two people report
it now within a couple of weeks, but IMO this does not make the bug so
urgent that it can't wait for the next -rc1.

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