empty autoconf.h = module compile errors
mbartley2 at cox.NOSPAM.net
Tue Mar 4 11:50:21 PST 2003
In article <20030302224940.6775ca6c.matthias at winterdrache.de>,
matthias at winterdrache.de (Matthias Benkmann) wrote:
> On Sun, 02 Mar 2003 11:20:48 -0800 Matt Bartley <mbartley2 at cox.NOSPAM.net>
> > But the compiler error I mentioned earlier happens even with the first
> > sample module from the OReilly book:
> Which book? I've just downloaded the example files for Linux Device
> Drivers 2nd ed and checked the Makefiles.
> They pass -I/usr/src/linux/include to gcc which causes gcc to look in
> /usr/src/linux/include before checking system directories, so the examples
> should compile fine, provided that you have a configured Linux source tree
> in /usr/src/linux.
And that's the problem. I usually run "make mrproper" after I've
installed the kernel, to free up disk space. Best keep a copy of
autoconf.h around, I guess. I'd be prone to copy it to
/usr/include/linux and just use the kernel headers that are in there.
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