Re: modversion.h improvement suggestion

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 23:55:17 EST

On Mon, 06 May 2002 23:03:34 +0200,
Olaf Titz <> wrote:
>i.e. copy the main Makefile, add a few rules to just echo the flags,
>and then invoke it in the original place (since it depends on that).
>We should really have a more elegant way to extract this info from the
>main Makefile.
>kaos wrote
>> In any case, modversions.h will disappear in kbuild 2.5.
>which leaves hope this issue will be addressed...

kbuild 2.5 has full and officially maintained support for compiling
code that is not yet in the main kernel tree. No more hacks to get
external drivers, filesystems etc. to build.

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