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Old 12-14-2012, 08:01 AM   #1
alexeno
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Taking into account of a change in a kernel source file


I would like to know how to modify a kernel source file without having to recompile all the kernel afterward?

(I used the make-kpkg method to compile my kernel.)
 
Old 12-14-2012, 12:47 PM   #2
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I have no clue what "make-kpkg" is
But if I remember correctly when I downloaded the "normal" kernel sources and modified the code of a module, just by issuing a "make" (or e.g. "make -j8" if you have 8 CPU cores available on your PC) recompiled only that module and skipped the rest. On the other side, if you change a file that is part of the "core" of the kernel, most of the rest (which probably has a dependency towards what you modified) will be recompiled as well.
 
  


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