Re: Linux 2.2.17pre20 - the for Linus edition

From: Horst von Brand (
Date: Fri Aug 25 2000 - 09:29:29 EST

Tom Leete <> said:
> Alan Cox wrote:
> > This is the version waiting Linus. Its in the queue for holy penguin pee so
> > either it will get peed on or I will get abuse from Linus depending whether
> > he likes it or not 8)

> > o Add /lib/modules/foo/build link as per l/k (Ted Ts'o)

> This is the first 2.2.x I've built since pre13. Am I the
> only one who got a surprise when depmod -a took 20 minutes
> to run? There was a big spill of 'not an ELF archive'
> messages, but I got a nice dependency tree for all the
> kernel object files.

Not a problem here (modutils-2.1.15). In any case, this is wrong: I just
keep the kernel + modules around, and reuse the "build" directory for the
next version/patch/..., so whatever is under "build" is almost surely

Now if you guys have acces to infinite disk drives, please advise.

Dr. Horst H. von Brand             
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