[Stable] Unable to compile GTA02 kernel without CONFIG_MACH_NEO1973_GTA01 set

Paul Jimenez pj at place.org
Fri Oct 10 18:17:45 CEST 2008

There's some kernel-testing infrstructure already written in the
autotest(.kernel.org) project; it might be useful to try and adapt that
somewhat rather than writing from scratch.

Nelson Castillo wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 3:22 PM, Andy Green <andy at openmoko.com> wrote:
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>> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
>> | Hello,
>> |
>> | I tried to compile the current stable kernel
>> | (a2ef813d2f439a3e9f377d33a2e5baad098afb7e)
>> | without setting CONFIG_MACH_NEO1973_GTA01. The compilation failed with
>> | the attached
>> | error. Setting CONFIG_MACH_NEO1973_GTA01=y (and CONFIG_CPU_S3C2410=y)
>> solved
>> | the problem
>> It seems some other folks are interested to take care about making sure
>> we are clean for config variations, I'll leave this to them.
> Hello.
> I already thought about it and I will write a Python program really
> soon. I would like to start with something that is not that smart but
> that can be very useful. That is, a script that allows you to try all
> the kernel configuration files that live in a specific directory. For
> each configuration the result of the program will be: the name of the
> config. file, status of the build and the name of a file with all the
> compilation messages. The status can be either OK, FAILED, or TIMEOUT.
> Timeout means that some time elapsed with no compiler activity and
> with no built kernel (Actuallly this should only happen because of a
> bug in this program or in GCC).
> I think this is very simple and useful. Then I'd like to ask for some
> feedback and add the automatic tests since we have to think about some
> issues that might come out generating variations of existing
> configurations... I mean, I'm sure I'll think more about this problem
> while I build the basic program I proposed.
> Thoughts?
> N.-

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