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From: Fabio Erculiani <lxnay@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] linux-info.eclass: check_extra_config requires a configured kernel
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2011 22:16:51
Message-Id: CAN3Atvrmz6Yq__RR0TFq6U+CfQwfZ+Jti9ZYmq4=Z2ujKw6i3Q@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] linux-info.eclass: check_extra_config requires a configured kernel by "Robin H. Johnson"
On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 11:12 PM, Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@g.o> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 04, 2011 at 11:02:18PM +0100, Fabio Erculiani wrote: >> > The ONLY time that kernel config checks are fatal is when you're >> > building kernel modules, and the module will fail to compile unless >> > there is a .config and suitable options set. >> And that is bad anyway, because it doesn't work as expected when the >> package is merged from tbz2, there are no kernel sources installed and >> multiple kernels are on the same system (and perhaps you are using a >> package manager that properly supports multiple installed kernel >> module packages). > I said when you're building. When you're merging from binpkg, you're not > building...
Correct :-)
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