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[SLUG] FYI: RH7.1 make modules fails ... more info ...
At 10:57 AM 6/13/01 +0900, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>>Has anyone seen this. If you do a 'make modules' after doing a
>>'make bzImage' for a stock standard RH7.1 install with the
>>2.4.2-2 kernel source, it fails with complaints about lots of module
>>related include files?
>OK, even more info ...
>Quick comparison of a clean 2.4.2 from kernel.org with the RH installed one.
>RH includes an include file rhconfig.h, which defines a macro _ver_str
>which seems to fail, because its definition should be something like:
> #define _ver_str(sym) sym
>but it is being left in, so that variables and functions are coming out as:
> extern int console_log_level_R_ver_str(80ce1b8e)
> extern int console_log_level_R80ce1b8e
>Damn, this is two releases in a row that RH have screwed up the source RPMs
>in some way. I guess I should know better than to trust them by now!
Arrrghhh! Problem was a broken Makefile with the shipping RH7.1!
Solution (courtesy of Kieth Owens):
mv .config ..
make mrproper # Make clean not enough!
mv ../.config .
make dep clean bzImage
 You guess!
Richard Sharpe, firstname.lastname@example.org
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