Re: kbuild: install to a single directory

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Sun Jan 18 2009 - 20:22:54 EST

On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 10:17:16PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> Hi,
> This proposed change will collect all kernel modules in the
> single directory, e.g. /lib/modules/2.6.29-rc2/kernel/, without
> any further directory structure. About 475 inodes (with
> almost-allmodconfig) less are used, which should result
> in faster directory traversal (less seeks).

Hi Jan.

Can you elaborate a little more why this is needed / a good thing.

-> Is mod-utils compatible with this change
-> Is userland in general compatible with this change

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