Re: [Linux-ia64] [PATCH] SN makefile update

From: Jesse Barnes <>
Date: 2003-03-13 06:52:38
On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 08:46:04PM +0100, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 03:08:19PM -0800, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> > > 
> > > Most of it looks fine to me.  However, is the fprom stuff ever going
> > > to be useful to anyone other than SGI users?  If not, I'd prefer if
> > > we could put that stuff in an SGI-specific Makefile.
> > 
> > Probably not, but I don't know how to put a makefile target like that
> > in arch/ia64/sn/Makefile.  Sam, is there a way to do this?
> The best proposal I can come up with right now is to accept the
> following command:
> make arch/ia64/sn/fprom/ fprom
> That should do the trick, if you go back to a fprom target without path.
> So arch/ia64/sn/fprom/Makefile looks something like this:
> .PHONY: fakeprom
> fakeprom: $(obj)/fakeprom
> 	command to create fprom
> Then you may add the whle fakeprom directory only on internal SGI kernels.
> Or you could have a special Makefile for SGI.
> Looks OK?

Yeah, that's what I was afraid of, but I guess it'll be ok.  David,
can you take everything but the fprom target changes to
arch/ia64/Makefile in the meantime?  I can generate another patch for
the stuff above later...

Received on Wed Mar 12 11:52:55 2003

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