PATCH: install Module.symvers as Module.symvers.$module

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Wed Dec 2 21:03:24 CST 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 12:02:27PM +0800, Jens Jorgensen wrote:
> I recently purchased a Sangoma U100 USBFxo device. Sangoma provides a
> kernel driver and utilities in source form. The driver for this device
> however depends on the DAHDI drivers, (ie. the Sangoma drivers import
> symbols exported from dahdi.ko). Well, on my shiny new Kubuntu 9.10
> system, dahdi modules are provided as a dkms package. This is nice and
> convenient. Well, except for the fact that when dkms builds the kernel
> modules you get the kernel modules themselves, but the Module.symvers
> that is generated is discarded. Ouch!

what does kbuild do in the 'make modules_install M=drivers/net' case?
We'd want to leverage that.

Matt Domsch
Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO &

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