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SubjectRe: no version magic, tainting kernel.
On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Mark Fasheh wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 12:58:40PM +1100, Rusty Russell wrote:
> > And then you'll die horribly next time Kai or I change the way modules
> > are built.
> >
> > Really, using the Makefiles is always the most future-proof way!
> I've actually converted my stuff to use the Makefiles, which does simplify
> things, but the problem I had was mainly with the whole vermagic.c stuff and
> needing a full source tree + compiled objects (or having the tree writeable
> by users who want to compile modules) around just to build my module.
> Anyway, Joel Becker, Christian Zander and others have eloquently voiced my
> complaints previously in this thread, so I won't go over them again :)
>
> As far as using the kernel build system, so far so good - it's nice, and
> builds things correctly though I'm having some trouble getting it to
> install my module correctly, which may just indicate that I need to re-read
> the docs.

The docs are kinda out-of-date, expect an update (thanks to Sam Ravnborg)
soon. However, there aren't provisions for installing third party modules
yet, so that's on my todo list together with the points above.

--Kai

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