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SubjectDetecting Red Hat builds ?
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Hi,

How can I determine if the build my device driver is being compiled under is
a standard kernel.org one or a Red Hat one ?

The problem is I have a driver that includes syncppp.h which in the releases
from kernel.org is in linux/drivers/net/wan/ up to and including 2.4.2 after
which it moves to linux/include/net/. Can cope with this easily enough with
a "#if LINUX_VERSION_CODE > KERNEL_VERSION(2,4,2)" but unfortunatly the
kernel source supplied with Red Hat 7.1 reports itself as 2.4.2 but already
has the syncppp changes from 2.4.3.

I was shown a trick to solve a similar problem under 2.2.x but the symbol
defined as a side effect of including one of the standard system headers
is no longer present :-(


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