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    SubjectRe: 2.6.36-rc3 - Unable to build: "Error: input truncated"
    On 09/12/2010 10:01 PM, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
    > Hi.
    > On 13/09/10 13:11, Randy Dunlap wrote:
    >> On Mon, 13 Sep 2010 09:07:45 +1000 Nigel Cunningham wrote:
    >>> Hi.
    >>> On 13/09/10 03:34, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    >>>> On Sunday, September 12, 2010, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
    >>>>> Hi all.
    >>>>> I'm unable to compile the latest kernel and git bisect isn't helping:
    >>>> Did you try to save .config, run "make distclean" and restore .config?
    >>> I hadn't tried that, but had done git reset --hard and make clean
    >>> menuconfig bzImage. Trying distclean doesn't help, I'm afraid. Perhaps I
    >>> should attach my .config. I'm running a 32 bit kernel/distro on a 64 bit
    >>> machine if that makes any difference.
    >> Try to strace scripts/mod/mk_elfconfig to see why it is producing
    >> that error message:
    >> scripts/mod/mk_elfconfig< scripts/mod/empty.o> scripts/mod/elfconfig.h
    >> Error: input truncated
    >> I guess that the empty.o file is not in the expected format.
    > Yeah. It's zero bytes long.
    >> Who owns that stuff, anyway?
    > I figured the kbuild guys did, which is why I cc'd them.
    >> You should probably post the empty.o file so that interested parties can
    >> try to debug the problem.
    >> I built the kernel just fine with the .config file that you posted.
    > Okay. So it's probably something specific to Ubuntu Lucid then. I'll see
    > if I can find the time to do a bisection by hand.
    > Nigel
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    probably the same thing I was hitting last week or similar... bisected
    resulted in crazy numbers(way back in may) long story short
    git clean -fx resolved the error over here..(so tied up with other
    things something as simple as that, I forgot)

    hope this helps..

    Justin P. Mattock

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