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From: John Mylchreest <johnm@g.o>
To: gentoo-kernel@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-kernel] linux-mod / linux-info changes
Date: Sat, 04 Dec 2004 22:53:31
Message-Id: 1102200808.13233.40.camel@johnm.willow.local
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-kernel] linux-mod / linux-info changes by Sam Ravnborg
this is against kernel policy since we never should be building against
the current running kernel.
we should be building against what we dictate via KERNEL_DIR.
think critical modules which need to run at the next boot of a new
kernel.

On Sat, 2004-12-04 at 23:51 +0100, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 04, 2004 at 11:54:28PM +0000, Daniel Drake wrote: > > + einfo "This package requires Linux sources." > > + if [ "${KERNEL_DIR}" == "/usr/src/linux" ] ; then > > + einfo "Please make sure that ${KERNEL_DIR} points at your running kernel, " > > + einfo "(or the kernel you wish to build against)." > > + einfo "Alternatively, set the KERNEL_DIR environment variable to the kernel sources location" > > + else > > + einfo "Please ensure that the KERNEL_DIR environment variable points at full Linux sources of the kernel you wish to compile against." > > + fi > > + die "Cannot locate Linux sources at ${KERNEL_DIR}" > > Why not use /lib/modules/`uname -r`/source - it works for 2.6 at least. > It could be your first try - second /usr/src/linux/... > > Sam > > -- > gentoo-kernel@g.o mailing list >
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Re: [gentoo-kernel] linux-mod / linux-info changes Sam Ravnborg <sam@××××××××.org>