[OpenAFS] Problem building openafs on kernel 184.108.40.206-34-default
Sat, 30 Dec 2006 05:16:00 -0800
Marcus Watts <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Hm? I've always found the error messages in config.log. I've diagnosed
>> probably a dozen of these build failures from config.log output; usually
>> it's a straightforward compiler error that points to a missing include,
>> structure, or the like. Or is this an issue with a current Linux that
>> causes this to stop working?
> 2.6 uses kbuild, not cc. The logic for this is in
> which is defined in
> It should save standard error, so, yes, there is *some* stuff.
> The vanilla openafs logic here doesn't explicitly save the command or
> the test fragments that failed. That means it's not always easy to
> figure out exactly what broke. I came up with this patch after I had a
> build break and had to figure out why.
Just to clarify, I certainly wasn't objecting to a patch that tries a
generic build first and only then moves on to do probes! I've been
wanting that for a long time. I was just saying that the error messages
in config.log have generally been enough for me to figure out what was
The patch sounds like a great idea to me, and I'll try to take a look at
it sometime today in penance for not understanding what you were getting
at the first time. :)
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>