Sparc-64 kernel build fails on version.h during 'make oldconfig'

From: Leif Sawyer (
Date: Wed Jul 25 2001 - 12:39:46 EST

When 'bootstrapping' a new kernel:

cp ../oldlinux/.config .
make oldconfig
make dep
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/udf_fs_sb.h:22: linux/version.h: No such file
or directory

For some reason, include/linux/version.h is not being built for this
procedure, however:
cp ../oldlinux/.config .
make menuconfig
make dep

works perfectly.

changing the Makefile rule for oldconfig thusly:

        oldconfig: /include/linux/version.h symlinks

makes it nice and peachy.

Is there a reason that this is not done? ( also, xconfig, config are the
same as oldconfig....)

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