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Re: [Gnewsense-dev] newer GNU make for gnewsense/mipsel make-kpkg?

From: Sam Geeraerts
Subject: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] newer GNU make for gnewsense/mipsel make-kpkg?
Date: Sun, 26 May 2019 20:44:39 +0200
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On 16/05/19 00:45, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> Not finding a newer GNU make package in the gnewsense4 repos, I went
> ahead and built for local use a new version of GNU make on the yeeloong
> used for builds, and dropped the Makefile patches I was using or trying
> to use for 5.0-gnu and 5.1-gnu builds.
> I wonder if we could have newer GNU make packages readily available on
> gNewSense, so that others could rebuild the kernel to their liking, or
> whether I shouldn't even be using make-kpkg there any more, and I'd be
> better off with some other kernel building and packaging machinery I'm
> unfamiliar with.  Suggestions are welcome.

My Yeeloong is getting pretty creaky. It could do with a hard drive
replacement, but I wonder if it's worth the bother. I'll ask on -users
if anyone else is still using it. If not, I'm considering dropping
support for mipsel.

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