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Re: [PATCH] Fix grub-install to use prefix for modules dir


From: Colin D Bennett
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix grub-install to use prefix for modules dir
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2008 23:09:24 -0700

On Tue, 17 Jun 2008 20:04:29 -0400
Pavel Roskin <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Tue, 2008-06-17 at 13:04 -0700, Colin D Bennett wrote:
> 
> > I'm not sure.  All I know is that I did 
> >   ./configure --prefix=/home/cdb/bin/grub && make && make install,
> > then I tried to do /home/cdb/bin/grub/bin/grub-install /media/sdc1
> > and grub-mkimage was getting called with /usr/local/lib/something.
> > Since I specified --prefix to configure, I expect grub never ever
> > to refer to /usr/local.  This patch fixed my problem.
> 
> I think I know what you actually did:
> 
> ./configure
> make
> ./configure --prefix=/home/cdb/bin/grub
> make
> make install
> 
> "/usr/local" was hardcoded into grub-mkimage in the first run.  In the
> second run, grub-mkimage wasn't rebuilt because it's not a script and
> because config.h didn't change.

You are probably right... sorry to bother you with my error.

> We don't want wrong path to be hardcoded in grub-mkimage.  Working it
> around in scripts would keep grub-mkimage incorrect.
> 
> I think the best solution would be to add Makefile to
> the ´╗┐grub-mkimage.o dependencies.  GRUB_LIBDIR is written to Makefile
> and ´╗┐grub-mkimage.c uses it.  Here's the patch (*.mk changes are not
> included):
> 
> diff --git a/conf/i386-efi.rmk b/conf/i386-efi.rmk
> index 87626c2..311b6ab 100644
> --- a/conf/i386-efi.rmk
> +++ b/conf/i386-efi.rmk
> @@ -17,6 +17,7 @@ sbin_UTILITIES = grub-mkdevicemap
>  # For grub-mkimage.
>  grub_mkimage_SOURCES = util/i386/efi/grub-mkimage.c util/misc.c \
>       util/resolve.c
> +util/i386/efi/grub-mkimage.c_DEPENDENCIES = Makefile
>  
>  # For grub-setup.
>  #grub_setup_SOURCES = util/i386/pc/grub-setup.c
> util/biosdisk.c       \ diff --git a/conf/i386-ieee1275.rmk
> b/conf/i386-ieee1275.rmk index ac2f45d..e4f2a66 100644
> --- a/conf/i386-ieee1275.rmk
> +++ b/conf/i386-ieee1275.rmk
> @@ -50,6 +50,7 @@ endif
>  grub_mkimage_SOURCES = util/elf/grub-mkimage.c util/misc.c \
>       util/resolve.c
>  grub_mkimage_LDFLAGS = $(LIBLZO)
> +util/elf/grub-mkimage.c_DEPENDENCIES = Makefile
>  
>  # For grub-mkdevicemap.
>  grub_mkdevicemap_SOURCES = util/grub-mkdevicemap.c
> util/misc.c           \ diff --git a/conf/i386-linuxbios.rmk
> b/conf/i386-linuxbios.rmk index 31f03a9..d2546be 100644
> --- a/conf/i386-linuxbios.rmk
> +++ b/conf/i386-linuxbios.rmk
> @@ -49,6 +49,7 @@ endif
>  grub_mkimage_SOURCES = util/elf/grub-mkimage.c util/misc.c \
>       util/resolve.c
>  grub_mkimage_LDFLAGS = $(LIBLZO)
> +util/elf/grub-mkimage.c_DEPENDENCIES = Makefile
>  
>  # For grub-mkdevicemap.
>  grub_mkdevicemap_SOURCES = util/grub-mkdevicemap.c
> util/misc.c           \ diff --git a/conf/i386-pc.rmk
> b/conf/i386-pc.rmk index a3f8467..7b7924f 100644
> --- a/conf/i386-pc.rmk
> +++ b/conf/i386-pc.rmk
> @@ -76,6 +76,7 @@ grub_mkimage_SOURCES = util/i386/pc/grub-mkimage.c
> util/misc.c \ util/resolve.c
>  grub_mkimage_CFLAGS =
> -DGRUB_MEMORY_MACHINE_LINK_ADDR=$(GRUB_MEMORY_MACHINE_LINK_ADDR)
> grub_mkimage_LDFLAGS = $(LIBLZO)
> +util/i386/pc/grub-mkimage.c_DEPENDENCIES = Makefile 
>  # For grub-setup.
>  util/i386/pc/grub-setup.c_DEPENDENCIES = grub_setup_init.h
> diff --git a/conf/powerpc-ieee1275.rmk b/conf/powerpc-ieee1275.rmk
> index 2c16bc1..51442c6 100644
> --- a/conf/powerpc-ieee1275.rmk
> +++ b/conf/powerpc-ieee1275.rmk
> @@ -37,6 +37,7 @@ endif
>  # For grub-mkimage.
>  grub_mkimage_SOURCES = util/elf/grub-mkimage.c util/misc.c \
>          util/resolve.c 
> +util/elf/grub-mkimage.c_DEPENDENCIES = Makefile
>  
>  # For grub-mkdevicemap.
>  grub_mkdevicemap_SOURCES = util/grub-mkdevicemap.c
> util/misc.c           \

Sounds good to me!

Thanks,
Colin




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