linux/autoconf.h problem

Dan Kegel dank@kegel.com
Wed Jul 7 16:23:00 GMT 2004


Steve Papacharalambous wrote:
> I've just run into the linux/autoconf.h problem, and fixed it using the 
> patch suggested by Rafael Ávila de Espíndola to crosstool.sh
> 
> [snip]
> 
> @@ -145,8 +146,15 @@
>  if test -f "$KERNELCONFIG" ; then
>      cp $KERNELCONFIG .config
>  fi
> +
>  if test -f .config; then
>      yes "" | make ARCH=$ARCH oldconfig
> +else
> +    make ARCH=$ARCH mrproper
> +    case "$LINUX_DIR" in
> +    *2.6.*) make ARCH=$ARCH defconfig ;;
> +    *)      yes "" | make ARCH=$ARCH config ;;
> +    esac
>  fi
> 
>  # check for kernel version 2.6.*
> 
> [/snip]
> 
> This patch takes care of cases where there isn't a kernel config file 
> provided in the crosstool archive, so I wondered whether this patch will 
> make it into the next release of crosstool?

The arm folks feel violently that 'make defconfig' is a misfeature;
there are so many variants of arm that there is no one default,
is the argument IIRC.  So I'm not sure the patch is right,
nor do I know what the right thing to do is.

Which architecture did you run into this on?
- Dan

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