On Thu, Mar 01, 2018 at 12:07:29PM +0100, Sascha Hauer wrote: > Hi Sam and Antony, > > (Antony because you introduced this and Sam because you have intimate > knowledge with our build system ;) > > I am trying to solve a problem that annoys me for some years now. The > problem is that the MIPS defconfigs regularly fail in my autobuilder. > I usually help myself with trying it again and most of the time it > then works, but doing this for years increases the pressure to do > something. > > What happens is that the MIPS builds use include/generated/compile.h: > > > arch/mips/include/asm/pbl_macros.h:28:#include <generated/compile.h> > > This often ends in: > > > In file included from arch/mips/boot/start.S:20:0: > > arch/mips/include/asm/pbl_macros.h:28:31: > > fatal error: generated/compile.h: No such file or directory > > compilation terminated. > > include/generated/compile.h is generated in common/Makefile: > > > include/generated/compile.h: FORCE > > @$($(quiet)chk_compile.h) > > $(Q)$(CONFIG_SHELL) $(srctree)/scripts/mkcompile_h $@ \ > > "$(UTS_MACHINE)" "$(CC) $(KBUILD_CFLAGS)" > > Other users of this file add an explicit dependency on it: > > > # dependencies on generated files need to be listed explicitly > > $(obj)/version.o: include/generated/compile.h > > This only seems to work though when the dependent file is in the same > directory, but not when the file is in arch/mips/boot/. > > I tried doing the include/generated/compile.h in Makefile instead of > common/Makefile, but then the version counting gets confused and causes > unnecessary rebuilds. > > Any ideas how to solve this?
We still have no solution for this. I dropped MIPS from my autobuilder, so we won't catch any build errors on MIPS anymore :( Sascha -- Pengutronix e.K. | | Industrial Linux Solutions | http://www.pengutronix.de/ | Peiner Str. 6-8, 31137 Hildesheim, Germany | Phone: +49-5121-206917-0 | Amtsgericht Hildesheim, HRA 2686 | Fax: +49-5121-206917-5555 | _______________________________________________ barebox mailing list email@example.com http://lists.infradead.org/mailman/listinfo/barebox