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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] Remus breaks the build

To: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] Remus breaks the build
From: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 12:55:28 +0100
Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>, "Xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <Xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Brendan Cully <brendan@xxxxxxxxxx>, Stefano Stabellini <Stefano.Stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, 13 Aug 2010, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-08-13 at 01:38 +0100, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> > Remus tries to go out of the tools directory and build in the kernel 
> > directory.  This assumes that we're actually building a kernel out of 
> > the xen build tree, and that kernel is actually being used.
> > 
> > If Remus needs kernel modules, they should actually be part of the 
> > respective kernel trees, not grafted on post-facto.
> > 
> > Disable the tools/remus directory until this is sorted out.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy.fitzhardinge@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
> IanJ and I once spent a headscratching few hours over a kernel build
> failure which turned out to be because the remus modules were being
> buyilt before the kernel tree was configured (in a parallel "make
> world"). Took ages to figure out that was what was going on!

I'll apply the patch for now, of course I am more then willing to
re-enable remus as soon as the problem is fixed.

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