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Re: make *config & benh 2.4.20

On Mit, 2002-09-25 at 12:43, Fred Heitkamp wrote: 
> On Wed, 25 Sep 2002, Charles R. Twardy wrote:
> > Sorry. Me again. I wiped /usr/src/linux and rsync'd again and now the old
> > problem is back: "make xconfig" breaks complaining:
> >
> I wouldn't say it's your fault necessarily.  I occasionally find
> bugs in the kernel configuration scripts.  The Linux kernel
> configuration can be very complicated.  As as last resort you can
> edit the .config by hand and run make oldconfig.  Basically you'll
> have some feature:
> # CONFIG_BLAH is not set
> # Just change it to:
> # or

Directly editing the config manually is dangerous, but a nice method
that even Linus seems to use is to delete the lines of the items you
want to change and then make oldconfig.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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