Build failure on treeboot-walnut.cg
david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Wed Oct 10 12:35:15 EST 2007
On Tue, Oct 09, 2007 at 11:06:05AM -0500, Timur Tabi wrote:
> David Gibson wrote:
> > Policy. Compiling everything means build bugs - like this one - can
> > be found by everybody, not just those building for the specific
> > obscure platform.
> Is this a new policy? Modules in the kernel are not built unless you want
> them. Even in arch/powerpc/platforms, only the specific platform file I'm
> targeting is built. So I don't really understand why you claim it's normal
> for platform-specific files to be built, regardless of the actual
It has been policy as long as we've had the platform+library structure
> And frankly, I don't like this "policy". Build bugs for 4xx should not
> interfere in my 83xx development. I can't build any kernels now because of
> this bug!
Argue with Paulus.
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