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From: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>
To: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>, Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com>
Cc: 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 08:27:52 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080214132752.GA27478@Krystal> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080214034541.EF1BD270192@magilla.localdomain>

* Roland McGrath (roland@redhat.com) wrote:
> 
> The samples/ subdirectory contains only modules.
> But the only make run done there is in commands for vmlinux.
> I can't see why this was ever done in this nonstandard fashion.
> As things stand, the modules don't get built by 'make modules'.
> 
> I didn't make the addition of the directory use core-$(CONFIG_SAMPLES)
> because there is no other conditional like that in the top-level Makefile
> and samples/Makefile already uses obj-$(CONFIG_SAMPLES) as if it expects
> always to be included.
> 

Sam, is this ok with the samples intent ? I think as long as we do not
include them with the kernel image and have a "make samples" to build
them, it's ok. Having them built upon make modules seems like a good
idea to me.

Mathieu

> Signed-off-by: Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com>
> ---
>  Makefile |    5 +----
>  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
> index c162370..9e9ce33 100644
> --- a/Makefile
> +++ b/Makefile
> @@ -602,7 +602,7 @@ export mod_strip_cmd
>  
>  
>  ifeq ($(KBUILD_EXTMOD),)
> -core-y		+= kernel/ mm/ fs/ ipc/ security/ crypto/ block/
> +core-y		+= kernel/ mm/ fs/ ipc/ security/ crypto/ block/ samples/
>  
>  vmlinux-dirs	:= $(patsubst %/,%,$(filter %/, $(init-y) $(init-m) \
>  		     $(core-y) $(core-m) $(drivers-y) $(drivers-m) \
> @@ -802,9 +802,6 @@ vmlinux: $(vmlinux-lds) $(vmlinux-init) $(vmlinux-main) vmlinux.o $(kallsyms.o)
>  ifdef CONFIG_HEADERS_CHECK
>  	$(Q)$(MAKE) -f $(srctree)/Makefile headers_check
>  endif
> -ifdef CONFIG_SAMPLES
> -	$(Q)$(MAKE) $(build)=samples
> -endif
>  	$(call vmlinux-modpost)
>  	$(call if_changed_rule,vmlinux__)
>  	$(Q)rm -f .old_version

-- 
Mathieu Desnoyers
Computer Engineering Ph.D. Student, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
OpenPGP key fingerprint: 8CD5 52C3 8E3C 4140 715F  BA06 3F25 A8FE 3BAE 9A68

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-14 13:33 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 [this message]
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
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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