[klibc] [PATCH] better kbuild integration

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Wed Jul 27 22:16:48 PDT 2005

On Tue, Jul 26, 2005 at 10:11:29AM +0000, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> Following patch improves integration with kbuild.
> With a future kernel (2.6.14-rc) it now has working support
> for 'make clean'.
> Included is an example of how to compile an early userspace program.
> I selected gzip as the most simple one for this - and left out all
> the links to different names (gunzip etc.)
> Before proceeding with this I need some inputs on what functionality
> is required by the kernel.
> I foresee that the kernel provides a minimal set of executables like
> today. Do we want them all to be placed direct under usr/?

I would say yes.

> And what type of support is requested for executables living outside the
> kernel. Is the current CONFIG option OK for this?

Hm, what CONFIG option?

> Also a bit of configuration is needed. Do we like to see a user/Kconfig
> dedicated to this?
> That would most probarly move the config option away from:
> Device drivers | Block Devices
> Any input where to place it?

"General Setup"?

Just a wild guess  :)

The patch looks good, and I know that hpa was saying that this build
intregration was all he was waiting on holding him back from submitting
klibc for mainline kernel inclusion.

Peter, any remaining issues?


greg k-h

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