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Bug 65156 - inconsistent renaming in 2.4.18-4 sources
inconsistent renaming in 2.4.18-4 sources
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-05-18 15:27 EDT by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-05-18 15:28:01 EDT
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2002-05-18 15:27:56 EDT
Description of Problem:

In drivers/scsi/sym53c8xx_2/Makefile an object file sym53c8xx.o was
renamed to sym53c8xx_2.o (against explicit author wishes - but this is
another story) but a Makefile one level above still refers to
sym53c8xx_2/sym53c8xx.o.  This hits if one tries to recompile sources
in a different configuration where new sym.0.9.0 driver is a built-in
instead of a module.

If you still want to do renaming an obvious small adjustment in
drivers/scsi/Makefile resolves the issue.

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Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2002-05-21 05:41:18 EDT
The author can wish what he wants, but modutils simply doesn't allow
2 modules with the same filename.... As for the bug, I'll fix it.
Comment 2 Michal Jaegermann 2002-05-21 18:41:58 EDT
Exactly!  AFAIK Gerard Roudier provided this new driver as a replacement
and not an alternative.  But if you want that other way then do that at
least consistently. :-)

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