kernel compil. locale

Didier didierj.richard at
Mon Jul 28 11:15:51 PDT 2003

thunderben at a écrit:
> Hi all, 
> I recompiled my kernel few days ago and I had an error at the 3rd step : "make 
> bzImage" (see the error message at the end of this mail).
> I tried a lot of things, but the error always occur !
> When I writed en mail for this list, I decided to generate the error message in 
> English (more easy for you to understand).
> So I changed env variable LC_ALL value from "fr_FR" to "" (empty), but this 
> time "make bzImage" work perfectly !
> The kernel image work well too !
> My questions are :
> Does the kernel, or kernel Makefile, is designed to be compiled under US 
> environment exclusively ?
> Is it possible to compile kernel with locale data set to another values than 
> US ?
> If yes, what is the process ???
> Thanks
> --- 
> Benoît

> /usr/src/linux-2.4.19/include/linux/kernel.h:10:20: stdarg.h: Aucun fichier ou 
> répertoire de ce type

Look like you are missing a file. You should un-tar your kernel archive 
and try again.
And basically, the answer is "no, the kernel build process is not 
locale-dependant", I have managed several times to build it while my 
"LC_ALL" is also "fr_FR" ....


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