Re: [patch 2/3] ia64: don't assume that unwcheck.py is executable

From: Andrew Morton <akpm_at_linux-foundation.org>
Date: 2007-12-06 19:03:00
On Thu, 6 Dec 2007 07:45:57 +0000 Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 03:17:33PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > > -	-$(Q)READELF=$(READELF) $(srctree)/arch/ia64/scripts/unwcheck.py $<
> > > > +	-$(Q)READELF=$(READELF) $(CONFIG_SHELL) $(srctree)/arch/ia64/scripts/unwcheck.py $<
> > > 
> > > unwcheck.py is not a shell script.
> > > 
> > 
> > Oh well, whatever.  Please treat this as a bug report.
> > 
> > ie: someone please fix it.
> 
> Best would be to get rid of python.  Having another scripting language
> as built requirement, and that only on ia64 doesn't sound like a
> particularly good idea.

It's probably not a big deal - especially as ia64 kernels are presuably not
as likely to be built in wild and whacky enviroments like some other
architectures.

afacit the script is optional anyway - it "check and verifies unwind info".
If python isn't available, just skip it..  
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Received on Thu Dec 06 19:04:04 2007

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