Bug#36075: libc6: Compiling Linux 2.2 under 2.0
On Wed, 14 Apr 1999, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> Also, what the hell are you doing compiling things as root? The
> Makefiles expect that you are an unprivileged user except for the
> installation targets.
Of course this has no relevance in this case, since with the EXACT SAME
configuration, I was able to compile 2.2.5 when another 2.2.x kernel was
> I'd try:
> - Check versions of bash and make. I have
> ii bash 2.02.1-1.4 The GNU Bourne Again SHell
> ii make 3.77-6 The GNU version of the "make" utility.
ii bash 2.02.1-1.4 The GNU Bourne Again SHell
ii make 3.77-6 The GNU version of the "make" utility.
> - Nuke your source tree. Download a clean copy of 2.2.5.
Which is exactly what I did.
> - Run `make mrproper' to ensure no stray files. If the problem hasn't
> been fixed, it will recur at this point.
It is irrelevant what I try to make, since the parsing of the
Makefile itself is what halts make.
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