[Novalug] Kernel Compiles
agrimes at speakeasy.net
Tue Apr 13 09:17:32 EDT 2010
> (top posting because it mua limitations)
> Way late Ti the thread. I would love a quick talk at a meeting about
> this. I fought with this and figured it out when I moved to Fedora but
> forget the specifics. 18 months ago I was able to use /use/src/linux*
> w Ubuntu. I understand the change but for old timers I admit things
> change for the better buy I haven't found the list/site to read to
> inform us of changes so we can adopt the 'new' way
Now all I gotta do is get you to start chanting "Show me the docs!"
along with me. =P
> On Apr 12, 2010, at 8:15 PM, "Bryan J. Smith" <b.j.smith at ieee.org>
>> Most specifically, there has been no option to build out of
>> /usr/src/linux[-2.x] for a long time. There is a very real reason
>> for this, among other things, and why the arch-specific RPM
>> with the /usr/src/linux[-2.x] tree was removed.
>> This is not a Red Hat-only thing, despite what people claim.
>> Many different systems have their proper kernel built tree to
>> avoid various issues and make modules maintainable.
Do you realize what this means?
The one and only thing Linux had going for it was that, in principle,
you could monkey around in any source code in the system. Now, that
distribution of linux at least, has nothing going for it whatsoever. =P
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