[alsa-devel] [PATCH] alsa-driver git repo: Build problems when copying symlink to itself

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Sat Mar 12 11:47:55 CET 2011

'Twas brillig, and Colin Guthrie at 12/03/11 10:30 did gyre and gimble:
> Hi,
> After doing a "simple":
> git clone alsa-driver
> git clone alsa-kernel
> cd alsa-driver
> ./gitcompile --with-debug=full --with-isapnp=yes --with-sequencer=yes
> --with-moddir=updates/alsa:
> The build bombed out pretty quickly with the following error.
> The attached patch fixes it.

And here is another error I stumbled on. The attached patch fixes this.

Hacking autoconf.h...
make[1]: Entering directory
make -C sound prepare
make[2]: Entering directory
make prepare2
make[3]: Entering directory
ln -s ../../alsa-kernel/include/alc5623.h
ln: failed to create symbolic link `./alc5623.h': File exists
make[3]: *** [alc5623.h] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory
make[2]: *** [prepare] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory
make[1]: *** [prepare] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory
make: *** [dep] Error 1


Colin Guthrie

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