[klibc] klibc pristine $(srctree) builds

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Feb 26 18:20:50 PST 2010

On 02/26/2010 10:55 AM, Mike Waychison wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> I'm looking at using klibc for a small initramfs for our production
> servers as a way for us to change a bunch of sysctls at boot as well as
> handle root= logic.
> To make my life easier in our build environment, I'd like to build klibc 
> outside of the linux tree and in an always clean source tree 
> (potentially a read-only nfs share), so I'd like to extend the build to 
> support this.  I've started writing a patch set to solve the immediate 
> problems I'm running into.  Do you know if there are out-of-tree patches 
> for the same (to avoid duplicating work here..)?
> Mike Waychison

There is some work on dealing with the new kernel header stuff going on
right now on the klibc list, but I'm not sure if it addresses exactly
the problem you're seeing.


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