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    SubjectRe: Makefile gcc -o /dev/null: the dissapearing of /dev/null
    On Sun, 30 Sep 2001, Olaf Titz wrote:

    > > So then you can no longer 'make modules && make modules_install', or you
    > > have to cp or chown /usr/src/linux on a fresh install to compile your
    > > kernel? Doesn't sound pleasant to me.
    > I just do "MakeDist -a" as user and untar the result as root. Script
    > appended.


    Thanks :) but my "complaint" was really that it was suggested that
    compiling the kernel (or rather, evaluating certain Makefile variables)
    as root was akin to crossing a busy freeway blindfolded or something.

    This all goes back to a disappearing "/dev/null" which apparently may have
    been an isolated incident.


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