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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test4-mm3
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On Fri, 2003-08-29 at 17:53, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Aug 2003 16:55:47 +0200, Martin Schlemmer said:
>
> > Cannot think of one that is known. An quick solution
> > your (and not RH) side, might be something like below.
>
> What about something like this instead? I tested it with the module-init-tools
> and stock RH9 depmods...
>
> Only complain if the depmod actually fails:
>
> --- Makefile.hold 2003-08-27 01:52:20.000000000 -0400
> +++ Makefile 2003-08-29 11:52:15.542286300 -0400
> @@ -209,7 +209,7 @@
> RPM := $(shell if [ -x "/usr/bin/rpmbuild" ]; then echo rpmbuild; \
> else echo rpm; fi)
> GENKSYMS = scripts/genksyms/genksyms
> -DEPMOD = /sbin/depmod
> +DEPMOD = /sbin/depmod.old
> KALLSYMS = scripts/kallsyms
> PERL = perl
> CHECK = sparse
> @@ -612,7 +612,14 @@
> endif
> .PHONY: _modinst_post
> _modinst_post: _modinst_
> - if [ -r System.map ]; then $(DEPMOD) -ae -F System.map $(depmod_opts) $(KERNELRELEASE); fi
> + @if [ -r System.map ]; then \
> + if ! $(DEPMOD) -ae -F System.map $(depmod_opts) $(KERNELRELEASE) ; then \
> + echo "*** Depmod failed!!!"; \
> + echo "*** You may need to install a current version of module-init-tools"; \
> + echo "*** See http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/post-halloween-2.5.txt"; \
> + exit 1; \
> + fi \
> + fi
>
> else # CONFIG_MODULES

Hmm, this will only work with RH based systems (not using here). I
think the best way is how Andrew did it to just warn if depmod fails.
You may agree to disagree if need be :)


Regards,

--

Martin Schlemmer



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