Bug 88129 - Source don't compile
Source don't compile
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
: 109160 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2003-04-06 09:23 EDT by rD
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-16 19:18:25 EST
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Description rD 2003-04-06 09:23:23 EDT
Description of problem:
Source supplied in the distribution don't compile correctly with the same 
configuration stored in configs.
It gives error in cipe module, and in all optional components

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
The one in RedHat 9.0 Shrike

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.make xconfig
2.load athlon single processor configuration
3.make deps
4.make bzImage / make install
4.make modules <- here it gives error and never go till the end
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-04-11 09:25:54 EDT
you forgot "make mrproper" as first step
Comment 2 Peter van Egdom 2003-04-19 18:18:34 EDT
I've seen this before (see Red Hat Bugzilla # 75152).

I can reproduce this bug (88129) by doing :

  "cd /usr/src/linux-2.4"
  "make clean"
  "make mrproper"
  "make xconfig" (choose 'load configuration from file')
                              \ enter "configs/kernel-2.4.20-athlon.config"
  "make dep && make bzImage && make modules"

The compile process then aborts with :

fs/fs.o(.text+0x350f2): In function `zisofs_readpage':
: undefined reference to `zlib_inflateInit_'
fs/fs.o(.text+0x351f4): In function `zisofs_readpage':
: undefined reference to `zlib_inflate'
fs/fs.o(.text+0x352a6): In function `zisofs_readpage':
: undefined reference to `zlib_inflateEnd'
fs/fs.o(.text.init+0xaac): In function `mnt_init':
: undefined reference to `init_rootfs'
fs/fs.o(.text.init+0xf31): In function `zisofs_init':
: undefined reference to `zlib_inflate_workspacesize'
make[1]: *** [kallsyms] Fout 1
make[1]: Weggaan uit map `/usr/src/linux-2.4.20-8'
make: *** [vmlinux] Fout 2

This behaviour can be fixed by copying the configuration to ".config" first :

  "cd /usr/src/linux-2.4"
  "make clean"
  "make mrproper"
  "cp configs/kernel-2.4.20-athlon.config .config"
  "make xconfig" (choose 'save & exit')
  "make dep && make bzImage && make modules"

This really looks like a bug to me. The reporter of this bug does nothing wrong.

It's also probably a dupe of Red Hat Bugzilla # 75152.
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2003-12-16 19:18:25 EST
make xconfig is flaky. A make oldconfig afterwards usually rights it
too.  This isn't something that's going to be fixed before EOL of RHL9
Comment 4 Miloslav Trmac 2004-03-01 04:25:01 EST
*** Bug 109160 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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