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SubjectRe: Building on case-insensitive systems and systems where -shared doesn't work well (was: Re: 2.6.8 link failure for sparc32 ( No such file or directory)?)
On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 10:57:29PM -0700, Dan Kegel wrote:
> Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> >On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 10:40:24PM -0700, Dan Kegel wrote:
> >> 683 2328 27265 linux-2.6.8-build_on_case_insensitive_fs-1.patch
> >> 28 122 1028 linux-2.6.8-noshared-kconfig.patch
> >
> >Can you please post these two patches.
> >The fist I hope is very small today.
> OK, here they are, plus a third one that also seems neccessary:
> This one's by Martin Schaffner:
Most of this is done in current linus-BK. I'm planning to handle
asm-offset in another way and will then start to get rid of .S -> .s

> This one's by Kevin Hilman. I haven't tried it yet, but seems neccessary:
This should be taken with the netfilter people.

> Both of the above choose arbitrary ways to avoid using
> filenames identical but for case. Feel free to pick
> some other way, there's nothing magic about the names we picked.
> This one's after an idea by,
> but it's small enough to be considered trivial. Many OS's
> don't support shared libraries as easily as Linux does,
> and there's nothing to be gained by making libkconfig shared, so don't.

I will give this a try - and apply if I see no problems.

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