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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:34 pm    Post subject: What are the dependencies to install kernel from source? Reply with quote

Hi,

What are the dependencies to install kernel from source?
Minimum dependencies?
What i have known so far they are: binutils, glibc, gcc

Thanks.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

bzip2
ncurses (make menuconfig)
vanilla|gentoo-sources
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 5:51 pm    Post subject: Re: What are the dependencies to install kernel from source? Reply with quote

colag wrote:
What are the dependencies to install kernel from source?
Minimum dependencies?
What i have known so far they are: binutils, glibc, gcc

8O glibc :?: What for ? printf("Congrats colag you did it!") ?

gcc ? well some compiler-linker of course but, fortunately, not necessarily gcc.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 8:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

'make' might not be needed in a minimal kind of sense, but …
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dr.Willy wrote:
'make' might not be needed in a minimal kind of sense, but …

Lucky who has the time to compile every single c source of the kernel by hand :)
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:50 pm    Post subject: Re: What are the dependencies to install kernel from source? Reply with quote

aCOSwt wrote:
gcc ? well some compiler-linker of course but, fortunately, not necessarily gcc.

I have heard about a coming Google summer of code project compiling the kernel with llvm clang ...
But what about the intel?
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:13 pm    Post subject: Re: What are the dependencies to install kernel from source? Reply with quote

ulenrich wrote:
But what about the intel?

http://software.intel.com/sites/default/files/article/146679/linuxkernelbuildwhitepaper.pdf
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sys-devel/bc is needed for something related to HZ values (used to be perl, it changed in commit 70730bca1331)
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