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SubjectRe: bug LINUX_VERSION_CODE undefined
On Tue, 17 Aug 2010 13:29:38 +0400 Sergey Naumov wrote:

> Hello. This is my first message to this list so please be patient.
>
> I have encountered compilation error due to
> #define LINUX_VERSION_CODE
> in include/linux/version.h
>
> This happens because $(VERSION) variable in the main Makefile has a
> value of 2.6.35.2 instead of 2,
> so "expr" utility fails to generate LINUX_VERSION_CODE value with an
> error "non-numeric argument" or smth.

AFAIK, it usually happens due to some shell not liking some syntax in the Makefile.
What shell are you using?


> I have found only one link (
> http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-kbuild/msg03230.html ) to this
> issue in the Internet,
> but there is no response to it, so I decided to post this message.

There are replies in the bugzilla entry, including a possible fix.
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16510


> Please subscribe me personally to answers to this post.

Michal, did you do anything with your suggested fix?

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