Thunder from the hill <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 2 Jun 2002, Peter Osterlund wrote:
> > 3. You have to remember the "-f Makefile-2.5" arguments to make,
> > otherwise it will use the old makefile system. This seems to mess
> > things up so that subsequent make commands fail.
> > I tried to "mv Makefile-2.5 Makefile" to overcome this problem, but
> > it doesn't work because the original Makefile appears to be needed
> > for extracting kernel version information.
> There was no intention to reinvent the wheel. The only _replacing_
> Makefile is a _merged_ version of them. Then you'll also have to find any
> Makefile-2.5s and revert them to Makefiles. This will take a moment, and
> is not yet intented.
Yes, I realize this problem will go away automatically when support
for the old makefile system is removed. I just wanted to present my
complete list of problems with kbuild 2.5. Except for those three
issues, I don't see any advantages with the old makefile system.
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