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Bug#471461: linux-modules-extra-2.6: Please add sfc modules

Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 04:31:11PM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> >                               You should not invoke kbuild directly on the
> > module source directory.
> This is the prequisite to build it as part of linux-modules-*.

OK.  Why doesn't it do what module-assistant does?

I could add a static config.h and extraversion.h to the package as we don't
need to worry about versions with backported changes in Debian, unlike some
other distributions I could mention.  However we're switching to a more
autoconf-like way of detecting kernel features, which will mean that in future
it's essential to run a script before compiling any source files.  I'll try
using the filechk rules in kbuild to do this.


Ben Hutchings, Senior Software Engineer, Solarflare Communications
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