Re: 2.6.11-bk10 build problems

From: Martin J. Bligh
Date: Mon Mar 14 2005 - 15:41:20 EST

--On Monday, March 14, 2005 20:49:30 +0100 Sam Ravnborg <sam@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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
> changed.

That's frigging annoying. It's worked that way for ages, and all our
scripts assume it works.

Andrew, can we back that out?

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