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    SubjectRe: UML dead with current -git?
    On Wed, 19 Sep 2007 14:43:23 +0200 Philipp Marek wrote:

    > On Wednesday 19 September 2007 Jeff Dike wrote:
    > > On Tue, Sep 18, 2007 at 07:55:13PM +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > > > Sounds to me like a known issue by you. Can you give a few more details
    > > > so we maybe can get it fixed?
    > > I believe what happened here is an x86_64 build followed by a
    > > UML/x86_64 build with no intervening mrproper.
    > Yes, after a "make mrproper" it compiles fine.
    > However, the .config is gone afterwards ...
    > > I've always considered this to be a "don't do that" sort of thing.
    > > However, maybe we could stick the arch of the current build somewhere
    > > in the tree, check that before any serious part of a subsequent
    > > build, and error out if $ARCH is different.
    > Well, on this line it may be nice to be able to put the target architecture
    > somewhere ...
    > make mrproper
    > make menuconfig ARCH=um
    > make ARCH=um
    > ... some tweaking
    > make menuconfig
    > and the .config is overwritten with the "wrong" architecture.
    > (I know about .config.bak and so on ... just a small wish)

    Yes, I've tried to coerce the top-level Makefile into honoring/using
    the include/asm symlink if it exists, i.e., taking ARCH from
    readlink include/asm && sed -e 's/include-asm//', but sadly my
    makefile foo was not good enough.

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