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    SubjectRe: PROBLEM: "Make nenuconfig" does not save parameters.
    On Mar 10 2007 19:46, Vladimir wrote:
    >> On Mar 10 2007 19:06, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
    >> >[Vladimir - Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 04:05:42PM +0300]
    >> >| Here's the problem:
    >> >| 1. Unpack the kernel sources, run make menuconfig.
    >> >| 2. Mark the necessary options.
    >> >| 3. Pick "Save an alternate configuration file", enter a filename (e.g. /root/kernelcfg)
    >> >| 4. Pick "Exit".
    >> >| ->5. Configurator exits without saving. If type "make bzImage", it builtd all the default
    >> >options.
    >>
    >> Well, you already saved explicitly and did not make any further
    >> changes after that, so it won't ask again on exit (perhaps all Office
    >> Suites do the same). In fact, if you do exactly that, menuconfig
    >> assumes you do not intend to build a kernel (since you did not save
    >> to .config).
    >
    >Hm.... Do i have to "Save an alternate configuration file" to ".config"
    >manually? The configurator used to do that automatically when i pick
    >"Exit". I think that was reasonable. Anyway, the patch Cyrill sent me
    >works all right.

    If you make some changes and do not call 'save an alternate config
    file', it will ask you on exit.

    If you make no changes at all, a .config won't get written - true. But
    then, the defconfig will be used anyway.

    All is fine.


    Jan
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