Re: blcr 0.8.2 with ubuntu karmic (kernel 2.6.31)

From: Paul H. Hargrove (PHHargrove_at_lbl_dot_gov)
Date: Fri Nov 06 2009 - 18:57:57 PST

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    Alan Woodland wrote:
    > 2009/11/2 Stefan Kluth <skluth@mppmu.mpg.de>:
    >   
    >> Hi Alan,
    >>
    >> the vanilla blcr 0.8.2 from
    >>
    >> https://ftg.lbl.gov/CheckpointRestart/CheckpointRestart.shtml
    >>
    >> build and check fine on ubuntu hardy, if that is of any consolation to you.
    >>
    >> For karmic (sid) I guess I'll have to wait for a new package ... I am happy
    >> to run some tests if that is needed.
    >>     
    >
    > The attached patch fixes the cause of the missing modules when
    > building on 2.6.31. It doesn't however appear to be the only problem
    > when building for 2.6.31, it's now hitting a #error which I haven't
    > looked at yet.
    >
    > For those that are interested 2.6.31 no longer sets $(TOPDIR) in
    > kbuild invocations, so trying to work out if we're using kbuild based
    > on that fails. I switched to $(obj), I couldn't think of anything
    > better to use, but I'm sure there is a more appropriate variable to
    > use instead.
    >
    > When I've had more of a look I might post another patch here to fix
    > the remaining problems.
    >
    > Alan
    >   
    
     From looking at the comments in the kernel Makefiles, I think 
    $(srctree) is a more appropriate variable than $(obj) to replace 
    $(TOPDIR) and is the one I am now using in my CVS.  It probably makes no 
    difference.
    
    -Paul
    
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