Re: Why sim/boot in -test4?

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2003-08-24 03:32:20
>>>>> On Sat, 23 Aug 2003 14:49:54 +0100, Matthew Wilcox <> said:

  Matthew> $ cvs diff -rLINUS_260_TEST3 -rLINUS_260_TEST4 arch/ia64/Makefile 
  Matthew> [...]
  Matthew> -boot := arch/ia64/boot
  Matthew> +boot := arch/ia64/hp/sim/boot

  Matthew> Why was this change made?  It's not causing me any
  Matthew> problems, just a bit of confusion when I noticed my
  Matthew> previous vmlinux.gz wasn't getting updated any more.

It's just a general cleanup.  The bootloader ended up never being used
for anything other than the simulator, so moving it to hp/sim makes sense.

Are you saying "make compressed" doesn't build vmlinux.gz anymore?  It
seems to work for me.

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Received on Sat Aug 23 13:55:31 2003

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