Re: no version magic, tainting kernel.

From: Sam Ravnborg (
Date: Thu Jan 23 2003 - 13:22:36 EST

On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 06:32:59PM +0100, Thomas Schlichter wrote:
> Thanks for your answers!
> I did not compile my module with a kernel Makefile, I used the very small and
> simple one attatched to this mail. So it seems I miss something when the
> module is linked and I have to know what I have to link to the module or
> which header-file I have to include...
> For me it seems link I have to link the init/vermagic.c file to my module, but
> how would this be possible if only the kernel includes were available??
> I think only these should be needed to compile a module...

As it is today the only sane way is to have the full kernel src available.
It should be possible to minimize that - but I do not feel tempted to
do so.

We want to do too much to rely on whatever makefile people write for
their module.

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