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Re: Vanilla kernel RPM?



On 12/22/2007 03:43 PM, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le samedi 22 décembre 2007 à 14:10 -0600, Josh Boyer a écrit :
>> On Sat, 22 Dec 2007 20:39:52 +0100
>> Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas mailhot laposte net> wrote:
>>
>>> Le samedi 22 décembre 2007 à 13:33 -0600, Josh Boyer a écrit :
>>>> On Sat, 22 Dec 2007 19:28:21 +0000
>>>> Matthew Saltzman <mjs CLEMSON EDU> wrote:
>>>> The specfile in rawhide has a vanilla option.  All you have to do is
>>>> run:
>>>>
>>>> make vanilla-$TARGET
>>>>
>>>> And it will build a vanilla kernel (with only patches for the config
>>>> mechanisms IIRC).
>>> Does it really work? I know I had to move the oldconfig patch when I
>>> adapted the specfile to mm kernels (patch already posted, can rebase and
>>> re-post if someone wants to add mm build capabilities to fedora spec)
>> It worked for me a while ago.  Though I wasn't adding patches.  I was
>> just building what was in CVS without the extra patches.
> 
> IIRC the spec logic relies on a special make oldconfig target which is
> only available if the non-interactive oldconfig patch is applied on the
> kernel. Which means this particular patch can not be skipped even in the
> vanilla case.
> 

That is what is does when you build a vanilla kernel from the fedora
spec file -- it only applies the oldconfig patch and any needed
official kernel updates. (-rcX and -gitY for rawhide, stable updates
for release kernels.)


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