Re: kbuild 2.5 is ready for inclusion in the 2.5 kernel

From: Martin Dalecki (
Date: Thu May 02 2002 - 07:49:24 EST

Uz.ytkownik Keith Owens napisa?:

> kbuild 2.5 deliberately does not support modversions, you can turn it
> on but it does nothing. The original implementation of modversions
> does not fit with the way that people build kernels now (apply patches,
> change configs, rebuild without make mrproper). To do modversions
> right needs a new version of modutils as well, there is no chance of
> that work being started until kbuild 2.5 is in the kernel.

How many years was it that I was telling that symbol versioning is
a silly concept not solving any single problem and the implementation is to say
the least ugly?

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