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Offline mohit.saha

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Kernel Compilation: Time saving
« on: June 18, 2008, 06:27:23 AM »
Hi,

I have added some new code to linux kernel. But one thing is that it affects some file only. like added or changed a few .h and .c files. But do i have to always compile the whole kernel? I am following the following steps:

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$make mrproper
$make oldconfig
$make xconfig
$make
$make modules_install
$make install

Is it required to compile the whole kernel every time we make any change to it or there is some other time saving method?

Please Reply As early as possible. Thanks in advance.