[gobolinux-users] Re: Kernel modules

Jonas Karlsson jonka750 at student.liu.se
Fri Aug 12 20:36:07 GMT 2005


On Fri, 12 Aug 2005 19:10:46 +0200, Hisham Muhammad <hisham.hm at gmail.com>  
wrote:
>> > One more thing, in order to compile modules, access to the kernel
>> > sources is required.  Is this setup by default or is a "Compile Linux"
>> > needed?
>>
>> I don't know how it is in the latest ISO images, but if I remember
>> correctly, there used to be /Depot/Sources/Linux.tar.bz2 or something
>> like that.
>
> I don't remember either. But for consistency, maybe we should start
> putting kernel sources in /Files/Compile/Sources/linux-`uname -r`
> always. In any case, modules should only look for the sources through
> the /S/K/M/`uname -r`/build symlink.
>
> It's also possible to isolate the necessary headers and makefiles and
> make a special tarball with that only for people who don't want to
> spend 200MB(?) in kernel sources.
>

How about the libc headers project?
http://ep09.pld-linux.org/~mmazur/linux-libc-headers/

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/Jonas

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