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SubjectRe: relative objtree change broke tar builds?
Dne 19.6.2014 03:21, Ken Moffat napsal(a):
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 09:47:28PM +0200, Michal Marek wrote:
>>
>> The idea is that one should be able to compare as much as possible
>> between the build of /usr/src/linux-<version_a> built in
>> /usr/src/linux-<version_a>/build and /usr/src/linux-<version_b> built in
>> /usr/src/linux-<version_b>/build.
> [...]
> Some of us (me included) often build things as root, but it has
> many risks and people ought not to be led to believe it is
> necessarily the correct way to do things. Over the past 14 years I
> have built kernels in ~/ as well as in other user-writable
> directories and I am puzzled about why the idea of /usr/src/linux*
> continues to exist.

I just used /usr/src/linux as an example. If I wrote
/dev/shm/linux-2.6/build, which is where I often builf kernels, then I'm
sure somebody would complain that they tried it and ran out of memory :-).

Michal


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