Re: Segfault compiling kernels: solved!
On Mon, 2002-01-07 at 20:00, Michel Lanners wrote:
> Hey all,
> >>> I'd run the command that segfaults directly, if I knew which one? Hm,
> >>> make -n comes to mind... I'll have to see what that gives.
> >> -n won't do anything so I'm not sure it'll act just as make (in case
> >> targets get updated). Add a few echo "yadda" around the makefile to see
> >> where it happens.
> > Well, for sure make -n dep segfaults as well. Not always in the same
> > spot, but always. Repeatedly executing make -n dep tends to go further
> > and further in the process. It also makes it clear that it's indeed make
> > that segfaults: it's within a sequence of terminating childs that it
> > segfaults.
> OK, I tried other memory DIMMs: no dice. I then tried to recompile make
> locally: that worked! (rebuilt the .deb, in fact).
> So, the question that remains is: why on earth am I the only that one
> whose make segfaults when building kernels? What is wrong (if anything)
> with woody's make package?
> Clues, anybody?
Not really. :( make and its dependencies are the same versions in woody
and sid so it can't be a version conflict. Unless you had something
older installed? This is current:
make 3.79.1-10 testing
libc6 2.2.4-7 testing
fileutils 4.1-9 testing
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast