[Bug 882] nALFS hangs while configuring kernel in chapter 8

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Jul 24 13:01:44 PDT 2004


James Robertson wrote:

> Can't we just use the yes command ans pass that to make oldconfig?

Good thinking...

yes "" | make oldconfig

would solve the problem too, although lately there have been some 
non-backwards-compatible config changes and even just taking the default 
answers wouldn't produce a usable kernel. The README file should still 
be updated, but using the yes command will avoid the problem for a lot 
of people.



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