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Bug 40148 - e100 driver always recompiled in 2.2.19-7.0.1
e100 driver always recompiled in 2.2.19-7.0.1
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-05-10 18:34 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-10 18:34:13 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2001:081 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Linux kernel 2.2.19 available providing minor bug fixes 2001-06-12 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Need Real Name 2001-05-10 18:34:10 EDT
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Description of problem:
The e100 network driver always gets recompiled, even if it's up to
date, because it was added to drivers/net/Makefile in the wrong way.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1."make modules"
2."make modules"

Actual Results:  e100.c will be compiled the second time even though
nothing has changed.

Expected Results:  e100.c should not have been recompiled the second time.

Additional info:

Here's a patch for drivers/net/Makefile to fix it:
--- linux-2.2.19/drivers/net/Makefile.orig      Mon Apr  9 22:29:49 2001
+++ linux-2.2.19/drivers/net/Makefile   Thu May 10 15:46:05 2001
@@ -35,6 +35,8 @@
 ifeq ($(CONFIG_ISDN),y)
   ifeq ($(CONFIG_ISDN_PPP),y)
@@ -1483,9 +1485,6 @@
 rcpci.o: rcpci45.o rclanmtl.o
        $(LD) -r -o rcpci.o rcpci45.o rclanmtl.o
-e100.o: e100.c e100.h
$*.o $<
 e1000.o: e1000_main.o e1000_fxhw.o
        $(LD) -r -o e1000.o e1000_main.o e1000_fxhw.o
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-05-11 04:54:50 EDT
Thanks for the report. I've fixed this for the next 2.2 build.
(I'm closing this as "fixed in rawhide" even though it isn't available yet)

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