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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86,build: Fix make -jN modules_install install
On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 1:33 AM, Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz> wrote:
> Dne 11.6.2014 21:41, Andy Lutomirski napsal(a):
>> Every few months, I forget why I type:
>>
>> $ sudo make -j12 modules_install && sudo make -j12 install
>>
>> instead of just:
>>
>> $ sudo make -j12 modules_install install
>>
>> I try the latter, it appears to work, and then my machine won't boot
>> because dracut got confused. This fixes it once and for all: if you
>> ask make to install modules and a kernel, you almost certainly want
>> the modules installed *first* so that your initramfs scripts can
>> find the modules.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>
>> ---
>> arch/x86/Makefile | 9 +++++++++
>> 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/Makefile b/arch/x86/Makefile
>> index 33f71b0..7280d28 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/Makefile
>> +++ b/arch/x86/Makefile
>> @@ -240,6 +240,15 @@ PHONY += install
>> install:
>> $(Q)$(MAKE) $(build)=$(boot) $@
>>
>> +# If installing modules and a kernel, it's very likely that some initramfs
>> +# script associated with installing the kernel will reference the modules,
>> +# so make sure that modules are installed first.
>> +ifneq ($(filter modules_install,$(MAKECMDGOALS)),)
>> + ifneq ($(filter modules_install,$(MAKECMDGOALS)),)
>
> The two conditions are identical. Did you mean to check for "install" in
> one of them?

Yes, although I think that the check for "install" is actually unnecessary.

Is there some way to do this in the core kbuild?

--Andy

>
> Thanks,
> Michal



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Andy Lutomirski
AMA Capital Management, LLC


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