Package systems and stuff

Robert Connolly robert at
Fri May 21 13:43:39 PDT 2004

On May 13, 2004 04:31 am, Andrew Fyfe wrote:

> The linux kernel can be built in a separate build dir by adding O= to
> each command:
> cd /usr/src/linux*
> make O=/home/andrew/build/linux mrproper
> make O=/home/andrew/build/linux menuconfig
> make O=/home/andrew/build/linux
> su -c "make O=/home/andrew/build/linux install_modules"
> It works with 2.6, I've not got the 2.4 source about at the moment so I
> can't check if it works as well.

That doesn't work here. It looks like those commands are using the Makefile 
from /usr/src/linux/Makefile.

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