[syslinux] I cannot build syslinux-5.11-pre8 from git (No rule to make target `../core/ldlinux.bss')

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Jul 12 07:37:50 PDT 2013

On 07/12/2013 06:52 AM, Matt Fleming wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Jul, at 03:33:11PM, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> On 07/11/2013 01:38 PM, Igor Sverkos wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> OK, I solved the problem. Before calling "make installer", I first
>>> have to call "make spotless" and "make". Then I can call "make
>>> installer".
>>> Is that documented, somewhere?
>> That would be a bug.  The documented sequence is "make clean", "make
>> installer".
> For building from git? I thought the above sequence only applied to
> release tarballs?

Ah, yes.  From a clean checkout "make" should just work, from a dirty
checkout "make spotless" might indeed be necessary.


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