[Buildroot] linux: why is vmlinux only available for mips?

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at anciens.enib.fr
Fri Jul 15 09:22:41 UTC 2011


Thomas, All,

On Friday 15 July 2011 08:34:34 Thomas De Schampheleire wrote:
> If you stick with one kernel version, then you can hardcode it in the
> relevant scripts and Makefiles. However, when switching to another
> version, you have to update all of these files.
> One approach to solve all of this would be to create a symbolic link
> output/build/linux, pointing to the output/build/linux-X directory
> corresponding to the actually configured version.
> 
> What do you think of that?

Or you can use the BR2_LINUX_KERNEL_VERSION variable:
  output/build/linux-${BR2_LINUX_KERNEL_VERSION}/

Regards,
Yann E. MORIN.

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