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SubjectRe: How to check if kernel sources are installed on a system?
Arjan,

On Mon, 29 May 2006, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> external modules shouldn't care, they really really should inherit the
> cflags from the kernel's makefiles at which point.. the thing is moot.

Yes, and ultimately the kernel's makefile (if present) are the best
place to get CFLAGS from. However, the task of ensuring that the
correct Makefile is present and that the correct configuration
information is feeding it (back to .config) is distribution specific
and not always straightforward.

--brian

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