syscons on U10 /w Creator
rich at hamptonhouse.org
Wed Jan 14 20:57:19 PST 2004
Ken Smith wrote:
>On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 09:37:48PM -0700, Rich Hampton wrote:
>>Nope, I used vim.
>Ok, I don't think vim can do what I had in mind but I've seen the
>symptoms you described. Emacs is capable of leaving a file that
>doesn't have a newline character at the end of the last line of
>the file. config(8) *really* loses it if either the kernel config
>file itself or any of the support files config(8) uses doesn't have
>the newline character at the end of the last line.
>The students here tend to use emacs, and I usually have around five
>each year that have kernel builds blow up because when they added
>some new files to include in the kernel build they didn't press
>the return key at the end of the last line in sys/conf/files. Usually
>config(8) runs without complaint but the kernel compile fails with
>issues like what you had.
You know, for what it's worth, I've been bouncing back and forth between
the old build method and the new. I didn't expect that to make any
difference but maybe it's worth mentioning.
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