'make rpm' Failing due to i386 bug

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Nov 30 02:27:34 EST 2001

On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 10:10:45PM -0900, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 08:19:49PM -0700, Tom Rini wrote:
> > > no we have a zImage target, not bzImage which is a i386 specific hack
> > > to work around that braindamaged architecture.
> >
> > No, we as of 2.4.10ish have a 'bzImage' target which calls 'zImage'
> > since most of the docs are braindead and say "Now type 'bzImage' or
> > 'bzdisk'".
> hrm, i would have made it echo something like:
> 	bzImage is a i386 specific hack, it is not supported by any other
> 	architecure.  Use make zImage instead.
> rather then just silently perpetuate further ignorance.

Well, there's precidence since arm I think does the same thing.  And on
m68k 'bzImage' creates a bzip2'ed vmlinux. :)

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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