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    SubjectRe: Support 2.4 modules features in 2.6
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    On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 20:41 +0530, Jaswinder Singh wrote:
    > On 12/12/06, Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org> wrote:
    > > On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 19:36 +0530, Jaswinder Singh wrote:
    > > > Hello,
    > > >
    > > > I want to support old 2.4 modules features in 2.6 kernel modules:-
    > > > 1. no kernel source tree is required to build modules.
    > >
    > > this is a 2.6 not a 2.4 feature btw
    > >
    >
    > Really!! , Please let me know what is the procedure to build the
    > modules after deleting kernel linux-2.6*

    you only need include/* for this in 2.6

    you can't do this at all with 2.4 kernels, it needs the whole lot.

    (in both cases the code and headers are needed so that your module can
    use the data structures and compile in the kernel code you select to use
    from inlines)
    >
    >
    > > > 2. support modular plugins.
    > >
    > > ?
    >
    > modular plugins means :-

    you can still do that. Just you're better off building them in one go;


    can you give us a pointer to the source of this 2.4 module you have?
    Maybe some of the mechanisms that you want this for are now very
    outdated and obsoleted by easier functionality.


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