L4Re Makefile bug?

Michael Kirkpatrick mkirkpat at cs.purdue.edu
Tue Aug 3 23:38:25 CEST 2010

It was in ecryptfs.  I moved it over to an ext4 partition and had no 
problems there.


On Tue, 3 Aug 2010, Adam Lackorzynski wrote:

> 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.
> Adam
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