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Robin H. Johnson wrote:
> It does NOT check /proc/config.gz presently. The original logic against
> not checking /proc was that we were targeting the kernel being built,
> but that's moot given the use of `uname -r` in OUTPUT_DIR.
That seems like a bug. OUTPUT_DIR should default to unset which would
cause the internal KV_OUT_DIR to be set to KV_DIR. However I can see
from the code that's not the case, and it's not clear why.
Relying on "uname -r" or /proc/config.gz is still something we should
avoid (unless user configured, perhaps, or in very exceptional
circumstances) however it looks like this isn't a change that you are
Thanks for working on this. It's a sensitive area so please take care
and help people pick up the pieces. If you are really motivated, it
might be worth rethinking the whole separate output directory