Re: [PATCH 18/28] kbuild: fail kernel compilation in case of unresolved module symbols

From: Al Viro
Date: Sun Sep 24 2006 - 18:49:11 EST

On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 12:47:40AM +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> > That's out of 25 targets. The only variants that do _NOT_ trigger are
> > amd64, amd64-UP, i386 and uml-amd64.
> How many of these ougth to be fixed then?

In theory - all of them. Right now that's just plain not feasible...

> > I more or less agree with rationale behind making that default, but I'd
> > very much appreciate a way to override that. For now I've just made the
> > -w line unconditional, but the fewer infrastructure patches I've to carry...
> OK. Will include it in next round of kbuild updates.

BTW, an alternative would be to stop unconditionally after full set of checks
and not bother with .mod.o/.ko at all. _Not_ as a default, of course...
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