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Re: [bluetooth-dev] a few build issues

Greg KH wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 03:29:31PM -0700, Gordon McNutt wrote:
> > 2. Although we just recently added the -MD option to gcc for automatic
> > dependency generation, the kernel builds dependencies with the 'dep'
> > target. Does anyone know why the kernel uses 'dep' instead of -MD? Is it
> > to speed up kernel builds? And do we want to conform to that practice
> > instead of using -MD?
> Since the bt module is outside of the kernel tree, we can do whatever we
> want :)  The kernel build process does it's own "magic" during the 'dep'
> process, which includes more things than just the dependency generation,
> if I remember correctly.
> Which brings up another point that I was wondering about, is the
> intention of having the kernel module part of the kernel tree anyone's
> goal?  I'd recommend it.

Yes. I think some of us working on embedded devices are already building this

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