Minor problem in BELFS profile

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Apr 30 08:31:06 PDT 2004

David Mascall wrote:

> There is a chicken and egg problem with the profiles if the kernel version
> being used in the profiles is newer than any you have used before. You need
> to unpack the kernel source and run a make menuconfig to get a .config file
> that can then be used when running the profile (obviously you only need to
> do this the first time you build the new version of a kernel with the
> profile).

Exactly, which is why I never let the profile build my kernel :-)

> Therefore all I was suggesting was that the "linux-config" file should be
> "versioned" in the profiles to make sure it matches the kernel being built.

Got a suggestion for how that would work?

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