RE: Multiple file module build problems

From: Collins, Tom (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 13:23:20 EST

Well, I tried ld -r -o scharmod.o schar.o procschar.o
and it still seems to be trying to build an exectuable...the
output is the same as before...


-----Original Message-----
From: Lee Ho []
Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 12:00 PM
Cc: Collins, Tom
Subject: Re: Multiple file module build problems

It seems that linker tried to build executable file.
When building multiple module source into one module object file,
ld with '-r' option is used.

ld -r -o scharmod.o schar.o procschar.o

Lee, Ho. Software Engineer, Embedded Linux Dep, LinuxOne
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    Collins, Tom Wrote:
    I am trying to build a multiple-file kernel module, and am
    having some difficulty. It seems that the linker is trying
    to build and executable.
    The link command is:
    ld -m elf_i386 -o scharmod.o schar.o procschar.o

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