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Re: [PATCH] framework for building modules externally

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] framework for building modules externally
Date: Sat, 8 Nov 2008 12:33:14 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 09:43:09PM +0100, Christian Franke wrote:
> >
> >How would the whole picture look like?  Sounds like it'd mean less 
> >complexity
> >in external modules at the expense of more complexity in the build system.
> Here a first proof-of-concept patch, uses hello.c as the external module.
> If kernel is compiled with other GRUB_ABI_VER_SYM, insmod fails with:
> "error: the symbol 'grub_abi_ver_1_96' not found"

Ah, it's much simpler than I thought.

> +#define GRUB_ABI_VER_SYM  grub_abi_ver_1_96

I assume between releases we'd add a counter after the version number?  Like
grub_abi_ver_1_96_X or so?

Robert Millan

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