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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Permanently fix kernel configuration include mess (was: Missing #include <config.h>)
On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 01:39:44AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Russell King <> wrote:
> >
> > LINUXINCLUDE := -Iinclude \
> > - $(if $(KBUILD_SRC),-Iinclude2 -I$(srctree)/include)
> > + $(if $(KBUILD_SRC),-Iinclude2 -I$(srctree)/include) \
> > + -imacros include/linux/autoconf.h
> This means that over time the kernel will fail to compile correctly without
> `-imacros include/linux/autoconf.h'.
> That's OK for the kernel, but not for out-of-tree stuff. Those drivers
> will need to add the new gcc commandline option too.

The only supported way to compile out of tree drivers for 2.6.x is
to use the kbuild framework, which will automatically add it.

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