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From: Fabio Erculiani <lxnay@g.o>
Subject: Re: linux-info.eclass: check_extra_config requires a configured kernel
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2011 23:16:00 +0100
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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References:
linux-info.eclass: check_extra_config requires a configured kernel
-- Paweł Hajdan, Jr.
Re: linux-info.eclass: check_extra_config requires a configured kernel
-- Mike Gilbert
Re: linux-info.eclass: check_extra_config requires a configured kernel
-- Robin H. Johnson
Re: linux-info.eclass: check_extra_config requires a configured kernel
-- Fabio Erculiani
Re: linux-info.eclass: check_extra_config requires a configured kernel
-- Robin H. Johnson
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