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SubjectRe: Questions about Kernel 2.4.0.*
> 1) There is a link in /lib/modules/ build->/usr/src/linuxcreated by the Makefile (make modules_install). What for?

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The 'build' symlink is to make it easier for external module
installation scripts to find the build directory for a given kernel.
This build directory, in turn, will yield the correct header files,
correct .config, correct compiler flags, etc., all of which can be
important for building a working module.

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