Re: New System call & Kernel compilation

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Sat Dec 18 2004 - 09:21:49 EST

On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 02:26:31AM -0800, selva kumar wrote:
> selva:
> After adding a new system call, should we have to
> recompile the whole kernel? can anyone help me
> regarding this?

You do not need to do a 'make clean'. Simply executing make will suffer
since kbuild has track of all dependencies.

Assuming 2.6 kernel!

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