Subject: Re: kernel rebuild mixup
To: Hal Murray <email@example.com>
From: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/20/1999 10:43:48
Hal Murray wrote:
> I added a line like this
> options NMBCLUSTERS=1024
> to my CONFIG file, ran config, make depend, and make.
> It didn't build a new param.o.
> As far as I can tell from greping the sources, the only place
> where NMBCLUSTERS gets used is the following line in param.c:
> int nmbclusters = NMBCLUSTERS;
> Did I miss something in the new-kernel recipe that covers this case?
> What should I have done?
There's a move to put all things that can effect depenandancies onto
header files - this is called "defopt"ing. Sounds like this should be
done for NMBCLUSTERS as well?
Any objections if I do this?
Until then, probably the best thing is a "make clean; make"...