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    Subject[RFC] broken installkernel.sh with CROSS_COMPILE
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    I noticed that my cross-compilation 'make install' broke with 2.6.13 (I
    don't use it horribly often). It's from this commit:

    http://www.kernel.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=0f8e2d62fa04441cd12c08ce521e84e5bd3f8a46

    Which added CROSS_COMPILE to each arch's install.sh:

    if [ -x ~/bin/${CROSS_COMPILE}installkernel ]; then exec ~/bin/${CROSS_COMPILE}installkernel "$@"; fi

    However, I don't just have a simple arch name as my CROSS_COMPILE, I
    have a whole path, so that line expands like this for me:

    + '[' -x /home/dave/bin//home/services/cross_compile/ppc64/bin/ppc64-linux-gnu-installkernel ']'

    Needless to say, that doesn't work :)

    Could we do something that's guaranteed to not have lots of extra path
    elements in it, like ARCH? Something like this?

    That way, people like me who have a single installkernel script that
    does all of the fancy arch-detection can just do this:

    for i in `ls linux-2.6.git/arch/`; do
    ln -s ~/bin/installkernel ~/bin/$i-installkernel
    fi

    And be done with it forever.

    --- linux-2.6/arch/ppc64/boot/install.sh.orig 2005-09-02 13:34:16.000000000 -0700
    +++ linux-2.6/arch/ppc64/boot/install.sh 2005-09-02 13:34:52.000000000 -0700
    @@ -22,6 +22,7 @@

    # User may have a custom install script

    +if [ -x ~/bin/${ARCH}-installkernel ]; then exec ~/bin/${ARCH}-installkernel "$@"; fi
    if [ -x ~/bin/${CROSS_COMPILE}installkernel ]; then exec ~/bin/${CROSS_COMPILE}installkernel "$@"; fi
    if [ -x /sbin/${CROSS_COMPILE}installkernel ]; then exec /sbin/${CROSS_COMPILE}installkernel "$@"; fi


    -- Dave

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