On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 07:44:42 -0600,
Bruno Wolff III <bruno(a)wolff.to> wrote:
On x86_64 when I try to build kernels, make modules is failing
because the .o files are not being recognized as object files and the
linker trys to read them as linker commands, which breaks the build.
When I test the file command on one of these, the detected type is 'data'.
On i686 the .o files are properly detected. This changed a week or so
ago, but file and file-libs haven't change since last summer. I have
been doing this on f20, but there hasn't been a change on rawhide to
Any ideas what is going on here?
I was never able to figure out what the cause was, but it isn't happening
any more. Kernel building is working fine again on that machine.