Kernel modules installed via the ports Makefile

Edwin Groothuis edwin at
Sat Oct 6 20:29:43 PDT 2007


Please note that thanks to last tuesdays commit on we
now have the INSTALL_KLD command. This command is a replacement for
the INSTALL_PROGRAM command for kernel loadable modules. The reason
for this split is that on AMD64 platforms the module will break if
it gets strip(1)ped. The hack around this was to set STRIP="" in
the ports Makefile (or to use INSTALL_DATA/INSTALL_SCRIPT), but
that of course can have other consequences in the future. By defining
a special command for it we will be sure this will keep working in
the future. Or at least make it easily modifiable.

The ports which I have updated are:

    audio/oss comms/hcfmdm comms/ixj comms/ltmdm emulators/snespp
    emulators/vmware-guestd4 emulators/vmware-guestd5
    emulators/vmware-guestd6 graphics/kix-kmod graphics/plasma-kmod
    japanese/msdosfs korean/msdosfs multimedia/pvr250 multimedia/pvrxxx
    net/ipw-firmware net/ng_daphne net/nvnet palm/uppc-kmod

They have their PORTREVISION increased (where possible).


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