Commit 9da0763b authored by Michal Marek's avatar Michal Marek

kbuild: Use relative path when building in a subdir of the source tree

When doing make O=<subdir>, use '..' to refer to the source tree. This
allows for more readable compiler messages, and, more importantly, it
sets the VPATH to '..', so filenames in WARN_ON() etc. will be shorter.
Acked-by: default avatarSam Ravnborg <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarMichal Marek <>
parent 890676c6
......@@ -149,7 +149,17 @@ else
_all: modules
srctree := $(if $(KBUILD_SRC),$(KBUILD_SRC),.)
ifeq ($(KBUILD_SRC),)
# building in the source tree
srctree := .
ifeq ($(KBUILD_SRC)/,$(dir $(CURDIR)))
# building in a subdirectory of the source tree
srctree := ..
srctree := $(KBUILD_SRC)
objtree := .
src := $(srctree)
obj := $(objtree)
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