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SubjectRe: module-init-tools don't support gzipped modules.
On Thu, 31 Jul 2003 11:52:28 +0200 (CEST), Pawel Kot wrote:
>On Thu, 31 Jul 2003, Tomas Szepe wrote:
>
>> > [kaos@ocs.com.au]
>> >
>> > On Thu, 31 Jul 2003 02:46:23 +1000,
>> > Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> wrote:
>> > >I don't want to require zlib, though. The modutils I have
>(Debian)> > >doesn't support it, either.
>> >
>> > Really? modutils 2.4: ./configure --enable-zlib
>>
>> Keith, I believe Rusty meant the standard Debian package had binaries
>> compiled w/o '--enable-zlib'.
>>
>> (And so has Slackware btw.)
>
>Slackware since 8.0 uses compression for the kernel modules by
>default and uses --enable-zlib for modutils.
>See:
>ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/source/a/modutils/
>modutils.SlackBuild

yes, originally I wrote the mail, commenting on the necessity of gzip,
because of mails that interchanges with Patrick Volkerding about the
inclusion of 2.6.


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