Time problems....

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Mar 28 20:14:34 PST 2002


On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 10:22:18PM +0100, Benjamin Schindler wrote:
> Ahh.... now I know why I should read every single word of the lfs-book. 
> I noticed, that i didn't set up the time properly.
> But I compiled a kernel before, where I saw many warnings like: Warning: 
> time skrew: your build may be incomplete
> Is it dangerour to use this kernel, or shall I recompile it?

It's not dangerous perse, but with a wrong clock, the 'make' program cannot
determine which files need to be rebuild so it tries to guess. This guess
may be wrong and it may not recompile files that it should.

So be safe, set the clock right, recompile.

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