2.3.99pre4 make problem

2.3.99pre4 make problem

Post by bill davidse » Wed, 12 Apr 2000 04:00:00



  Just downloaded the pre4 source and started build from scratch:

deathstar:root> make menuconfig
rm -f include/asm
( cd include ; ln -sf asm-i386 asm)
make -C scripts/lxdialog all
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4pre4/scripts/lxdialog'
gcc -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -DLOCALE
-I/usr/include/ncurses -DCURSES_LOC="<ncurses.h>" -D__KERNEL__
-I/usr/src/linux/include  -c lxdialog.c -o lxdialog.o
In file included from /usr/src/linux/include/linux/types.h:4,
                 from /usr/include/sys/types.h:4,
                 from dialog.h:22,
                 from lxdialog.c:22:
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/config.h:4: linux/autoconf.h: No such file
or directory
make[1]: *** [lxdialog.o] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4pre4/scripts/lxdialog'
make: *** [menuconfig] Error 2
deathstar:root>

  Some part of the Makefile should create the header, or it should not
be used. I think it's an empty file, I used touch to make an empty one
and the error went away. All other references to it are gone.

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     make[2]: *** [first_rule] Error 2
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