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

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Sun May 05 2002 - 18:44:53 EST

On Sun, 05 May 2002 09:42:35 -0700,
Dan Kegel <> wrote:
>Keith also says:
>> I am temporarily omitting [modversions] which is (a) currently broken
>> (b) is not being used in development kernels and (c) cannot be fixed
>> without a radical redesign. Modversions is not needed right now and
>> will be added later. Everything I have done in kbuild 2.5 is needed
>> now
>[Caveat: I'm not much of a kernel hacker.]
>My only concern with kbuild 2.5 was the lack of modversions,
>but since Richard is promising to add them in before the
>distros need them,

You misquoted. Richard is not promising to add modversions, I am.
I maintain both kbuild and modutils, the two halves of the modversion

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