2.7.0 testings

Mark Studebaker mds at paradyne.com
Wed Dec 4 19:28:08 CET 2002


I see. Well, MODPREF controls where the modules get installed.
That should be the same as the kernel that we compiled against,
which is the one defined in LINUX:= .
So don't you think MODPREF should do the "-L" thing?
But I don't know what happens if we default to /usr/src/linux...

Jean Delvare wrote:
> 
> > why did you back out MODPREF in the makefiles?
> > I liked it the way it was... is there any way to keep
> > $KERNELVERSION???
> 
> The new way doesn't work anymore since I modified the LINUX := lines. If
> the build symlink was not found, it would use /usr/src/linux as the base
> source tree but would install the modules in
> /lib/modules/$KERNELVERSION, which may not match the version present in
> /usr/src/linux.
> 
> An alternative is to use the same "if [ -L ... ]" thing for MODPREF as I
> used for LINUX. I can do it if you really want me to do so, but frankly,
> I don't see the idea. The way things are right now work, so?
> 
> --
> Jean Delvare
> http://www.ensicaen.ismra.fr/~delvare/



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