[Bug 1547] New: Module-Init-Tools installed programs is wrong?

Archaic archaic at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Jun 15 22:28:17 PDT 2005


On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 10:20:18PM -0600, bugzilla at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> 
> My installation log for the Module-Init-Tools package shows that
> the genksyms, insmod_ksymoops_clean, kallsyms, kernelversion, and ksyms
> programs (links) are not installed.
> 
> I'm not sure if I have a bad installation, or the listed programs are
> obsolete.
> 
> Additionally, there is a insmod.static program installed which is not
> listed.

Initial suggested text:

A static version of insmod

My concern is that it isn't very descriptive. The"Notes on static
linking" section (which would explain it) was commented out during the
fix for bug 1061. Those notes included 4 paragraphs. Only the last
paragraph dealt specifically with the deprecated method of building
pass1 of binutils and gcc statically so the other 3 paragraphs *could*
be readded but would still seem a bit out of place.

Suggestions? Comments?

CC'ing lfs-dev so more people see this.

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