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From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
To: Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com>
Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>,
	Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] samples: build fix
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 12:09:20 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080214120920.e3eab2d9.randy.dunlap@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080214200257.42815270195@magilla.localdomain>

On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 12:02:57 -0800 (PST) Roland McGrath wrote:

> I don't have any axe to grind here, I just could not figure out how to get
> the samples/ modules built (without resorting to make M=.../samples/foo and
> clobbering my source directory).  If there is another plan, point me to its
> documentation.  I can't see the point of the Kconfig option for samples at all.
> What does it do?
> 
> Because they are only ever modules, the samples are never built in.  I
> honestly don't see why the modules shouldn't be installed like any others.
> People who are really going to install the kernel for production are not
> going to set this Kconfig option.

There used to be a make target called "samples_check" (I could have
misspelled it).  Where did it go?  Sam?

---
~Randy

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-14 20:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-14  3:45 Roland McGrath
2008-02-14 13:27 ` Mathieu Desnoyers
2008-02-14 19:26   ` Roland McGrath
2008-02-14 19:46   ` Sam Ravnborg
2008-02-14 20:02     ` Roland McGrath
2008-02-14 20:09       ` Randy Dunlap [this message]
2008-02-14 20:42       ` Sam Ravnborg
2008-02-14 20:04     ` Mathieu Desnoyers
2008-02-14 21:06       ` Sam Ravnborg

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