[Openswan dev] KLIPS module compilation with non-default options
mcr at sandelman.ottawa.on.ca
Thu May 21 16:11:56 EDT 2009
>>>>> "Harald" == Harald Jenny <harald at a-little-linux-box.at> writes:
Harald> Hello all,
Harald> I just stumbled over the fact that to change an option you
Harald> have to change settings in two files:
Harald> setting it to yes or no in linux/net/ipsec/defconfig and
This file sets the default values for when you do "make menuconfig"
after patching your kernel.
Harald> then defining/undefining it in packaging/linus/config-all.h
This is used in module generation, and isn't the only file available.
There are alternatives in other subdirs of packaging/
Harald> Could please anyone tell me which files are really necessary
Harald> (I estimate that when patching the kernel the only important
Harald> file is the .config?) and is there a reason why this is not
Harald> combined into one file?
Because there are multiple ways to build the code:
1) patched into kernel tree.
2) against a /usr/src/linux
3) via RPM or other packaging system.
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