Re: missing elfconfig.h

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Sat Jun 09 2007 - 04:52:25 EST

On Sat, Jun 09, 2007 at 09:53:22AM +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Jun 8 2007 22:19, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> >On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 09:08:36AM -0400, Rich Chase wrote:
> >> An Apparent bug:
> >> version
> >> missing the file ./scripts/mod/elfconfig.h
> >
> >To build an external module you need to point to a directory
> >where a fully build kernel is placed.
> >
> >You could do a full build and then a "make clean",
> >this would still let you build external modules.
> Is not "make prepare" enough?
> >In your case the kernel was not build.
> >And to build modpost you need to execute "make modules" from
> >the kernel top-level directory.
> "make scripts" ?
It depnes on the module. If the module uses MODVERSIONIGN a full
build is needed.
For the naive case make *config; make prepare; make scripts are enough.
But I encourage a full make and then make clean because that works in
all situations.

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