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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.28-rc1
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On Friday 24 October 2008 20:15:52 Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 12:24:38PM +0100, Alistair John Strachan wrote:
> > On Friday 24 October 2008 05:10:29 Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > It's been two weeks, so it's time to close the merge window. A
> > > 2.6.28-rc1 is out there, and it's hopefully all good.
> >
> > It seems if you have a broken asm/ symlink in include/ (which happened as
> > a result of the x86 header moves, for me) the kernel won't try to update
> > it appropriately, and this breaks "make prepare".
> >
> > $ make ARCH=x86_64 prepare
> > CHK include/linux/version.h
> > CHK include/linux/utsrelease.h
> > GEN include/asm/asm-offsets.h
> > /bin/sh: include/asm/asm-offsets.h: No such file or directory
> > make[1]: *** [include/asm/asm-offsets.h] Error 1
> > make: *** [prepare0] Error 2
> >
> > rm -f include/asm fixes it
> >
> > This was just from taking a 2.6.27 tree, git clean -d -f, git pull, make
> > oldconfig. Might be a nice thing to fix?
>
> The following patch add another special case hwre we delete stale symlinks.
> In my limited testing it fixes the issue - can you try to give it a spin.

Fixes it here, thanks.

--
Cheers,
Alistair.


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