L4Re Makefile bug?

Adam Lackorzynski adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Tue Aug 3 23:17:54 CEST 2010

On Tue Aug 03, 2010 at 16:06:05 -0400, Michael Kirkpatrick wrote:
> I've downloaded the l4re-core-2010070715.tar.bz2 archive, and I've
> tried to build the project.  I have no problem compiling the
> Fiasco.OC kernel, but the L4Re core build seems to be entering an
> infinite loop.  After running for a few seconds, I get the following
> lines repeated forever:
> All checked ok.
> scripts/kconfig/conf -s [l4dir]/mk/Kconfig
> scripts/kconfig/conf -s [l4dir]/mk/Kconfig
> make[11]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
> I also noticed that I get this same infinite loop if I do make
> config (after the menu exits) or make oldconfig.  Something about
> the post-config clean-up seems to be continuously forking new
> processes and looping.  The comment at line 179 of the
> [l4dir]/Makefile indicates that make is called again for
> postprocessing, but I don't know make well enough to debug this
> problem.  Any ideas what's causing the problem?  I've included the
> output below for reference.

On which file system is that? I've been told there are issue with
ecryptfs and there have been with ext4 iirc.

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