Re: build system broken in 2.6.6rc1 for external modules?

From: Axel Weiß
Date: Wed Apr 21 2004 - 03:50:00 EST

Am Montag, 19. April 2004 23:07 schrieb Arkadiusz Miskiewicz:
> Dnia Monday 19 of April 2004 22:58, Sam Ravnborg napisał:
> > There is currently a glitch that requires you to have defined
> > at least one module in the kernel. net/dummy for example.
> > When next round of patched are in you will not need to build the full
> > kernel either.
> Great but with 2.6.5 kernel (2.6.4, too. previous probably too) I was able
> to build modules without need to build the full kernel.
> > If you do not want (cannot) build the kernel in the $KERNELSRCDIR
> > then you can use:
> >
> > copy config-up ~/build
> > make O=~/build
> This will start building kernel for me! I don't want that. I want only few
> external modules to be built.

If you are interested, I will send you a brief Makefile for compiling external
modules. It works on a clean kernel source tree without compiling the whole

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Institut für Informatik
Signalverarbeitung und Mustererkennung
Dipl.-Inf. Axel Weiß
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