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Re: Compiling custom redhat xfs kernel

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Subject: Re: Compiling custom redhat xfs kernel
From: Keith Owens <kaos@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2002 09:17:14 +1000
In-reply-to: Your message of "Thu, 17 Oct 2002 15:38:36 +0200." <E182ArE-0001nI-00@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thu, 17 Oct 2002 15:38:36 +0200, 
Hans-Peter Zahno <hans-peter.zahno@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>I'm using the contribud XFS-Kernel for redhat:
>2.4.18-4SGI_XFS_1.1smp on a Dell PE2550
>
>I'm happy with it and it seems to work well. Now I need
>to recompile it with the following config parameter set to yes:
>CONFIG_SCSI_MULTI_LUN=y
>
>When running the 'make dep' I get the following error:
>..
>make[4]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-4SGI_XFS_1.1/net/bridge'
>/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-4SGI_XFS_1.1/scripts/mkdep -D__KERNEL__ 
>-I/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-4SGI_XFS_1.1/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes 
>-Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common 
>-Wno-unused -pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i686  -- br.c 
>br_device.c br_fdb.c br_forward.c br_if.c br_input.c br_ioctl.c br_netfilter.c 
>br_notify.c br_private.h br_private_stp.h br_private_timer.h br_stp_bpdu.c 
>br_stp.c br_stp_if.c br_stp_timer.c > .depend
>make[4]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-4SGI_XFS_1.1/net/bridge'
>make -C core fastdep
>make: Entering an unknown directory
>make: *** core: No such file or directory.  Stop.

You have deleted the net/core directory from your kernel tree.  I bet
that you have a script that finds entries called 'core' and deletes
them without first checking if they are files or directories.  Linus
will not change the name of this directory, he expects scripts that
delete core files to get it right and not delete directories.


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