[linux-dvb] depmod in v4l/Makefile when compiling for different kernel

Michael Ditum mike at mikeditum.co.uk
Thu Dec 15 16:48:19 CET 2005


Sorry about that... here's the patch with context...

Mike

On 15/12/05, Michael Krufky <mkrufky at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/14/05, Michael Ditum <mike at mikeditum.co.uk> wrote:
> > I'm trying to write a script to install a new kernel and then the
> > latest v4l-dvb drivers. This means that the kernel I am building
> > against will not be the current one running.
> >
> > I have managed to get it building fine by adding a v4l/.version file
> > containing the following...
> >
> > VERSION=2
> > PATCHLEVEL:=6
> > SUBLEVEL:=14
> > KERNELRELEASE:=2.6.14-2-smp
> >
> > However when I go to do a make install I have a problem. The script
> > copies the modules into the correct place but then runs a `
> > /sbin/depmod -a`. This however runs against the current kernel so
> > works out the module dependencies for the 2.6.12 kernel I'm running.
> >
> > I've managed to fix this by changing all instances of  /sbin/depmod -a to...
> >
> >  /sbin/depmod -a ${KERNELRELEASE}
> >
> > This seems to work fine.
> >
> > I've attached a patch to fix this in the Makefile. Can this be
> > commited or is there a better way of doing this?
>
> This looks like it can be safely applied without any trouble.... Only
> one problem:  Your patch doesn't show any context... Please regenerate
> it using the -up options.
>
> cvs diff -up > depmod.patch
>
> -Mike
>
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