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SubjectRe: How build dependencies work/are supposed to work in 2.5
On 10 Jan 03 at 18:35, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 11:33:32PM +0100, Petr Vandrovec wrote:
> > So I'd like to ask whether current kernel build system is supposed
> > to track changes in include files automagically, or whether I'm supposed
> > to run 'make dep' from time to time?
> Until now I'm only aware of one set of problems that kbuild does not
> handle correct. That is when the timestamp of the files goes backward.
> This happens at least in the following situations:
> 1) A file is saved, and mv is used to restore the original
> 2) CVS is configured to preserve original timestamp when files are 'dumped'
> 3) NFS mounted filesystems where the clock is wrong. Timezone
> inconsistency for eaxmple.
> I assume you were hit by some flavour of 1) ???

Thanks for your explanation. After I was thinking about it, you are
probably right. Maybe that I just copied console_struct.h from
distribution kernel instead of reverting patch to get to the original
version, and I forgot touching file.

Sorry for confusion.
Petr Vandrovec

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