Re: Git puzzle

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Sun Dec 29 2013 - 04:30:47 EST

Hi Gene,

On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 6:11 AM, Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yes, I think I can nail it now. One final clarification, do I use a
> .config geared more to my machine, or am I supposed to do a "make
> allmodconfig?"
> I haven't done this in a while and I'm still going thru the xconfig,
> stripping out modules for hardware I don't have, but if I just transfer the
> old ones in, they should work but will be building about 1400 modules
> extra.

If you're using ccache ('make CROSS_COMPILE="ccache "'), it may be
much faster to just build everything, than to try to find a config subset that
contains everything you need. And the further in the bisection process, the
less that needs to be recompiled.

Good luck!



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