On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 08:37:08AM -0500, valdis.kletni...@vt.edu wrote: > This is probably a Bad Idea, because it results in a module that was built > against > a different .config than the kernel it is loaded into. All sorts of things > can go > wrong (for instance, consider if your local Kconfig did a 'select' to turn on > a CONFIG_ variable that wasn't on in the main kernel config).
I see. Thanks for explaining. > You should just get the module fixed so it can be upstreamed and in-tree > rather > than live life as an external module (plus, if you do that, you no longer > need to > do all the updating of code when in-kernel API's change ;) Well, I'm new to module programming and I'm interested in academic research on NUMA balancing techniques. This module is where I intend to test new ideas and it is definitely not ready for merging upstream. This is the reason it will probably remain as an external module. > If you need config options for a module, Your email ends abruptly, I guess something wrong happened. Could you resend this part? Thanks, ~ Gustavo _______________________________________________ Kernelnewbies mailing list Kernelnewbies@kernelnewbies.org https://lists.kernelnewbies.org/mailman/listinfo/kernelnewbies