Kernel Compile Issue

Valdis Kl=?utf-8?Q?=c4=93?=tnieks valdis.kletnieks at
Thu Jun 24 19:09:11 EDT 2021

On Thu, 24 Jun 2021 14:19:04 -0400, Aruna Hewapathirane said:

> Could well be ... but 'locate' shows me this:
> aruna at debian:~$ locate Makefile.normal
> /usr/src/open-vm-tools-9.4.6/vmci/Makefile.normal
> /var/lib/dkms/open-vm-tools/9.4.6/build/vmci/Makefile.normal

Note that 'locate' doesn't actually walk through the file system, it greps
through a file created by 'updatedb' which usually gets run from a crontab
entry.  As a result, 'locate' can report the existence of files that have actually
been removed after the last updatedb run.

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