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SubjectRe: [BUG] module-init-tools 0.9.3, rmmod modules with '-'
On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Rusty Russell wrote:

> In message <20021217114846.A30837@in.ibm.com> you write:
> > On Tue, Dec 17, 2002 at 11:17:05AM +1100, Rusty Russell wrote:
> > >
> > > BTW, this was done for (1) simplicity, (2) so KBUILD_MODNAME can be
> > > used to construct identifiers, and (3) so parameters when the module
> > > is built-in have a consistent name.
> > >
> > Ok, I see it now, this magic happens in scripts/Makefile.lib.
> > My module has been built outside the kernel build system, that's
> > why I saw this problem.
> >
> > I guess avoiding '-' should do it, but is there a simple way to
> > correctly build (simple, test) modules outside the kernel tree now?
>
> Has there ever been a simple way?

Well, you can do

cd my_module
echo "obj-m := my_module.o" > Makefile
vi my_module.c
make -C <path/to/kernel/src> SUBDIRS=$PWD modules
That's not too bad (and basically works for 2.4 as well)

--Kai


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