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On Tue, 7 Nov 2000 12:11:57 +0000 (GMT), 
Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
>> Agreed, I was unhappy that the build symlink was added to 2.2 kernels.
>> Now you need modutils >= 2.3.14 for 2.2 kernels :(. But nobody asks
>> me, I'm just the kernel module.[ch] and modutils maintainer.
>
>Actually they do. I agree that it wants sorting. Im just wondering what the
>best approach is - maybe check modutils rev and only add the link if its high
>enough ?

Against 2.2.18-pre19, only create build symlink if insmod exists and
has version >= 2.3.14.

Index: 18-pre19.1/Makefile
--- 18-pre19.1/Makefile Sat, 04 Nov 2000 21:35:33 +1100 kaos (linux-2.2/G/b/14_Makefile 1.3.2.2.1.1.1.5.1.3.6.1.5.1.1.1.1.16.1.4 644)
+++ 18-pre19.1(w)/Makefile Wed, 08 Nov 2000 00:13:19 +1100 kaos (linux-2.2/G/b/14_Makefile 1.3.2.2.1.1.1.5.1.3.6.1.5.1.1.1.1.16.1.4 644)
@@ -335,6 +335,7 @@ modules_install:
MODLIB=$(INSTALL_MOD_PATH)/lib/modules/$(KERNELRELEASE); \
mkdir -p $$MODLIB; \
rm -f $$MODLIB/build; \
+ [ `/sbin/insmod -V 2>&1 | awk '/^insmod version /{split($3, a, /\./); printf "%d%03d%03d\n", a[1], a[2], a[3];}'`0 -ge 20030140 ] && \
ln -s `pwd` $$MODLIB/build; \
cd modules; \
MODULES=""; \
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