Yes, it does truly need it. modversions.h contains all of the symbol
versions that get generated when you enable "Set version information on
all module symbols" in your kernel configuration. You need to run "make
dep" on your kernel sources, which will generate modversions.h, before
>If cipe truely doesn't need linux/modversions.h, try '>
>linux/modversions.h' to make an empty file. Then gcc won't complain
>aobout a missing file.
>On Sun, 12 Aug 2001, alleycat,AT,wateredge,DOT,com wrote:
>>i'm trying to compile cipe-1.5.2 on a cobalt qube-3 with a 2.2.16 kernel.
>>problem is, ./configure generates a config.h file in the kernel module
>>directory that #includes <linux/modversions.h>, which doesn't exist in the
>>kernel sources i have. a bit of research indicates to me that this is an
>>obsolete include file that's in the process of going away.
>>just for yucks, i commented out the include, and the compile went ok, but
>>make install fails because this results in a kernel module with unresolved
>>references (no great surprise.)
>>does anyone know what i have to do (./configure option?) to generate a
>>Makefile and source that knows it doesn't need linux/modversions.h or uses
>>the newer include, whatever it is?
>>thanks in advance for any help.
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