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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Revert "kbuild: merge scripts/mkmakefile to top Makefile"
On Thu, May 27, 2021 at 5:28 AM Michal Suchánek <msuchanek@suse.de> wrote:
>
> On Thu, May 27, 2021 at 03:56:41AM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> > On Thu, May 27, 2021 at 2:39 AM Michal Suchanek <msuchanek@suse.de> wrote:
> > >
> > > This reverts commit 243b50c141d71fcf7b88e94474b3b9269f0b1f9d.
> > >
> > > When packaging the kernel it is built in different place from the one in
> > > which it will be installed. After build the makefile needs to be
> > > regenerated with the target location but with mkmakefile merged into
> > > Makefile tehre is no way to do that.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Michal Suchanek <msuchanek@suse.de>
> >
> > My patch was not working as expected
> > regardless of packaging.
> >
> > Does the following fix-up work for you?
>
> For the packaging I need some way to regenerate the Makefile and fake
> the directory where the Makefile will be on the user system (ie DESTDIR)
>
> Without the mkmakefile I do not see any way to do it.
>
> If the kernel makefile is no longer location dependent there is no need
> any more, of course.
>
> Thanks
>
> Michal

Sorry, I do not understand this.

IIUC, this patch does not change any functionality.
The generated Makefile is still the same.
Why is it a problem?



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Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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