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

To: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] Remus breaks the build
From: Brendan Cully <brendan@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 13:26:50 -0700
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On Friday, 13 August 2010 at 14:14, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
>  On 08/13/2010 12:42 PM, Brendan Cully wrote:
> > I assume you're talking about this snippet of tools/remus/kmod/Makefile:
> >
> > $(MAKE) -C $(KERNELDIR) SUBDIRS=`pwd` modules
> >
> > which expects to find a Makefile in $KERNELDIR but does the actual
> > building in place, in the tools/remus/kmod directory (unless the
> > kernel build system has changed recently?). I thought this was a
> > pretty standard way to build out-of-tree kernel modules.
> I don't ever build the kernel out of the Xen tree.  In general, it
> assumes the kernel tree has already been configured and built, which may
> not be true if you're doing a parallel build, or if you're building the
> Xen tree piecewise.
> > I'm not sure why this is causing you problems (is it?), but if you're
> > willing to carry sch_queue in the pvops tree, I'd be happy to drop
> > tools/remus/kmod in the unstable tree.
> Yes, I'm happy to include it.  Do you have a git reference I can merge from?

That's more git than I've learned. Would a patch suffice? (even
producing the diff was non-obvious. It turns out that git add foo; git
diff doesn't include the diff for foo!)

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