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SubjectRE: configuring from kernel source directory
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You tried doing a make clean && make mrproper first in the
/usr/src/2.2.5_New before doing make xconfig. I think I had this problem
before.

-----Original Message-----
From: Tan Chee Wei [mailto:eng80386@nus.edu.sg]
Sent: 13 September 2000 15:27
To: 'linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org'
Subject: configuring from kernel source directory


hallo ,
To back up a linux source directory, I tried a $ cp -Rr /usr/src/linux2.2.5
/usr/src/2.2.5_New
and then I made the soft link to point to the new directory.
My question is why does 'make xconfig' or any 'make config' in the new
directory does not work ,even though the .config file is the same in the
original and the new one?
The following errors are encountered.
rm -f include/asm
rm: include/asm: is a directory
make: *** [symlinks] Error 1

But strange enough, make xconfig works in the original old kernel source
directory.
Thanks !
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