kernel headers

Greg Schafer gschafer at
Thu Sep 5 15:29:53 PDT 2002

On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 11:18:43PM +0100, Mark Ellis wrote:
> I have a minor concern about how we install the kernel headers at the 
> start of chapter 6, or rather what we dont install later on. At present 
> /usr/include/linux/autoconf.h is an empty file created with touch after 
> copying the headers from an essentially unconfigured kernel tree.
> I just came across a missing define used by microcode_ctl, the Intel 
> microcode update utility, CONFIG_X86_L1_CACHE_SHIFT, which should come 
> from autoconf.h (via linux/config.h via asm/processor.h). I wouldn't 
> even have noticed this, since the makefile includes 
> /usr/src/linux/include, if the kernel tree top dir hadn't been changed 
> to linux-$VERSION.
> Probably not a big deal since its never come up before, but for a sense 
> of tidiness i propose copying autoconf.h, and while we're there 
> compile.h, to /usr/include/linux after the kernel build in chapter 8.
> Any thoughts ?

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