'make rpm' Failing due to i386 bug
geert at linux-m68k.org
Fri Nov 30 03:11:11 EST 2001
On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, Tom Rini wrote:
> 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. :)
Which has a very questionable purpose, since AFAIK no m68k booter knows how to
decompress bzip2ed kernel images. All they support are plain and gzipped
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