Re: [2.5.63] aha152x, module issues

Kai Germaschewski (
Tue, 4 Mar 2003 15:28:05 -0600 (CST)

On Tue, 4 Mar 2003, Sam Ravnborg wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 05:11:10PM -0500, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> > scripts/Makefile.modinst:16: *** Uh-oh, you have stale module entries. You messed with SUBDIRS, do not complain if something goes wrong.
> This happens if you have encountered a compile error in a module.
> In this case you did not succeed the compilation of fs/binfmt_aout,
> and therefore no .o file can be located.
> kbuild assumes this is because you have messed with SUBDIRS, which is wrong.
> Kai - the following patch fixes this for me.

Hmmh, interesting. The patch looks good to me, but there's still one thing
I don't understand: When compiling a module errors out, we should never
even go into the module postprocessing stage. Or were you running with -k?


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