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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] kbuild updates
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On Mon, 2004-06-21 at 00:03, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 20, 2004 at 11:30:34PM +0200, Martin Schlemmer wrote:
> >
> > I know Sam's mta blocks my mail at least (lame isp), but for the rest,
> > please reconsider using this.
> Hmm, got your mail.
>
> > Many external modules, libs, etc use
> > /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build to locate the _source_, and this will
> > break them all.
> Examples please. What I have seen so far is modules that was not
> adapted to use kbuild when being build.
> If they fail to do so they are inherently broken.
>

Well, glibc use it for instance as an fall-through if you do not specify
it via ./configure arguments, or environment (yes, glibc should not use
it, etc, etc, no flames please =). So as well does alsa-driver,
nvidia's drivers (gah, puke, yes, its got some binary-only stuff in
there ;), ati's drivers and a lot of other stuff (if you really need
them all I can try to find time to look for more).

I am not sure about ati's drivers and alsa, but nvidia uses kbuild.


Thanks,

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Martin Schlemmer
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