Re: build failure in 2.4.20

From: David Ronis (
Date: Mon Dec 09 2002 - 12:55:15 EST

I wrote:

> I'm using GNU ld version 2.13 and objdump -i shows that binary is
> allowed. I tried changing the instances of -oformat binary to
> --oformat=binary in arch/i386/Makefile, but the changes seem to be
> ignored, which is strange.

It certainly is, I was changing the makefile in one directory tree and
running make bzImage in another. Changing -oformat binary to
--oformat=binary fixes this probem and bzImage is now built.

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