make include/linux/version.h fails due to missing .config file

MadMac asd11 at
Tue Jan 18 13:33:04 PST 2005

On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 16:11:18 -0500, Wolcott, Kenneth  
<ken.wolcott at> wrote:

> Hi;
>   I made it to page 49 (pdf) of LFS 6.0 (section 5.7.1) where I run into
> problems with the "make include/linux/version.h" step.  The error  
> message is
> as follows: "Makefile: 415: .config: No such file or directory".
It is save to ignore that error.
>   So, what have I done wrong?
It seems: nothing :-)
> make mrproper
> should be done just inside the expanded kernel headers tarball, no?
> does this delete any pre-existing .config file?
yes - if one exists, it will be deleted
> Isn't there a missing command (eg: make config) that needs to be done  
> prior
> to the "make include/linux/version.h" step?
no - .config is created by ie. make menuconfig but this will be done at  
the very end
> Thanks in advance for the help,
> Ken Wolcott
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