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SubjectRe: Linux-2.4.4 failure to compile
In article <> you wrote:
> "Richard B. Johnson" wrote:
>> Hello;
>> I downloaded linux-2.4.4. The basic kernel compiles but the aic7xxx
>> SCSI module that I require on some machines, doesn't.

> The aic7xxx assembler requiring libdb1 is a bungle. Getting the headers
> for that right on various distros is not easy. Add to that it requires
> YACC, when most people have bison (yes, a shell script is easy to make, but
> not always an option).

If make wants to use yacc but you don't have it, it's probably a mistake
in the make(1) configuration - the Makefile uses implicit rules and
distributions not having yacc should not call it in make's implicit rules.


Of course it doesn't work. We've performed a software upgrade.
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