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    SubjectRe: [GIT PULL (updated)] kbuild updates
    On Tue, Oct 16, 2007 at 11:11:01PM +0200, Markus Trippelsdorf wrote:
    > Bisecting shows that:
    > commit f77bf01425b11947eeb3b5b54685212c302741b8
    > Author: Sam Ravnborg <sam@neptun.(none)>
    > Date: Mon Oct 15 22:25:06 2007 +0200
    > kbuild: introduce ccflags-y, asflags-y and ldflags-y
    > breaks booting with grub here. Grub stops with error 28:
    > Selected item cannot fit into memory.
    > Reverting the commit fixes the problem.
    Thanks for this excellent report!
    Following patch fixes the issue.
    The target specific assignmnet used in x86/boot fooled kbuild.
    I have audited the kernel for similar uses and found no
    other places this was used.

    Linus please pull the fix below from:



    diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
    diff --git a/arch/x86/boot/Makefile b/arch/x86/boot/Makefile
    index d6ed8e5..e8756e5 100644
    --- a/arch/x86/boot/Makefile
    +++ b/arch/x86/boot/Makefile
    @@ -64,10 +64,10 @@ KBUILD_CFLAGS := $(LINUXINCLUDE) -g -Os -D_SETUP -D__KERNEL__ \

    $(obj)/zImage: IMAGE_OFFSET := 0x1000
    -$(obj)/zImage: EXTRA_AFLAGS := $(SVGA_MODE) $(RAMDISK)
    +$(obj)/zImage: asflags-y := $(SVGA_MODE) $(RAMDISK)
    $(obj)/bzImage: IMAGE_OFFSET := 0x100000
    -$(obj)/bzImage: EXTRA_CFLAGS := -D__BIG_KERNEL__
    -$(obj)/bzImage: EXTRA_AFLAGS := $(SVGA_MODE) $(RAMDISK) -D__BIG_KERNEL__
    +$(obj)/bzImage: ccflags-y := -D__BIG_KERNEL__
    +$(obj)/bzImage: asflags-y := $(SVGA_MODE) $(RAMDISK) -D__BIG_KERNEL__
    $(obj)/bzImage: BUILDFLAGS := -b

    quiet_cmd_image = BUILD $@
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