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Date:   Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:24:12 +0200
From:   Greg K-H <>
To:     Masahiro Yamada <>
        Markus Trippelsdorf <>,
        Michal Marek <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kbuild: rpm-pkg: delete firmware_install to fix build

On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 06:12:36PM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> Commit 5620a0d1aacd ("firmware: delete in-kernel firmware") deleted
> in-kernel firmware support, including "make firmware_install".
> Since then, "make rpm-pkg" / "make binrpm-pkg" fails to build with
> the error:
>   make[2]: *** No rule to make target `firmware_install'.  Stop.
> Commit df85b2d767aa ("firmware: Restore support for built-in firmware")
> restored the build infrastructure for CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE, but this
> is out of the scope of "make firmware_install".  So, the right thing to
> do is to kill the use of "make firmware_install".
> Fixes: 5620a0d1aacd ("firmware: delete in-kernel firmware")
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <>
> ---
>  scripts/package/mkspec | 8 ++------
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

Nice find, what's the odds the debian package "script" also needs this


greg k-h

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