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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/1] Add explicit error for missing CONFIG_ASN1
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On 9/22/20 8:53 AM, James Bottomley wrote:
> I recently ran into this as an error from 0day. On x86 it's pretty
> much impossible to build a configuration where CONFIG_ASN1 isn't set,
> so you rarely notice a problem using the ASN.1 compiler because
> something else has selected it. However, this compiler is never built
> if CONFIG_ASN1 isn't set and the error you get from kbuild is
> particularly unhelpful:
>
> make[4]: *** No rule to make target 'security/keys/trusted-keys/tpm2key.asn1.o', needed by 'security/keys/trusted-keys/built-in.a'.
> make[4]: *** [scripts/Makefile.build:283: security/keys/trusted-keys/trusted_tpm2.o] Error 1
> make[4]: Target '__build' not remade because of errors.
>
> This patch changes the above error to the much easier to diagnose:
>
> scripts/Makefile.build:387: *** CONFIG_ASN1 must be defined for the asn1_compiler. Stop.
> make[3]: *** [scripts/Makefile.build:505: security/keys/trusted-keys] Error 2
>
> James
>
> ---
>
> James Bottomley (1):
> Makefile.build: Add an explicit error for missing ASN.1 compiler
>
> scripts/Makefile.build | 5 +++++
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

Is there a missing
select ASN1
somewhere?


--
~Randy

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