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authorJiri Olsa <>2015-09-23 12:34:02 +0200
committerArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>2015-09-28 15:50:55 -0300
commit7c422f5572667fef0db38d2046ecce69dcf0afc8 (patch)
tree5f3979225872cb1c79a7b5a546e13b855ccf648b /tools/build
parent324c824ade1cad094a21e6177b9aa7977146feeb (diff)
tools build: Build fixdep helper from perf and basic libs
Adding the fixdep target into the Makefile.include to ease up building of fixdep helper, that needs to be built before we dive in to the build itself. The user can invoke the fixdep target to build the helper. Signed-off-by: Jiri Olsa <> Cc: David Ahern <> Cc: Namhyung Kim <> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <> Link: Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
Diffstat (limited to 'tools/build')
3 files changed, 17 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/tools/build/Documentation/Build.txt b/tools/build/Documentation/Build.txt
index 88824359d595..a47bffbae159 100644
--- a/tools/build/Documentation/Build.txt
+++ b/tools/build/Documentation/Build.txt
@@ -113,6 +113,13 @@ It defines following interface:
make $(build)=ex
+It is necessary to build the fixdep helper before invoking the build.
+The Makefile.include file adds the fixdep target, that could be
+invoked by the user.
diff --git a/tools/build/Makefile.include b/tools/build/Makefile.include
index 91bc60616de5..6572bb023543 100644
--- a/tools/build/Makefile.include
+++ b/tools/build/Makefile.include
@@ -1 +1,6 @@
build := -f $(srctree)/tools/build/ dir=. obj
+ $(Q)$(MAKE) -C $(srctree)/tools/build fixdep
+.PHONY: fixdep
diff --git a/tools/build/tests/ex/Makefile b/tools/build/tests/ex/Makefile
index f279b84cb859..c50d5782ad5a 100644
--- a/tools/build/tests/ex/Makefile
+++ b/tools/build/tests/ex/Makefile
@@ -3,18 +3,20 @@ export CC := gcc
export LD := ld
export AR := ar
include $(srctree)/tools/build/Makefile.include
ex: ex-in.o libex-in.o
gcc -o $@ $^
-ex.%: FORCE
+ex.%: fixdep FORCE
make -f $(srctree)/tools/build/ dir=. $@
-ex-in.o: FORCE
+ex-in.o: fixdep FORCE
make $(build)=ex
-libex-in.o: FORCE
+libex-in.o: fixdep FORCE
make $(build)=libex