Whenever it comes to quick-and-dirty testing of what can (or cannot) be done in the Linux kernel, I find myself searching for the boilerplate of a loadable kernel module and the list of Debian packages that must be installed for an out-of-tree compilation. Finally, I am tired of that: here is the script that does everything for me.
The script, kernel-module.sh checks for the presence of required Debian packages and initiates installation of the missing ones with apt-get install and then creates a directory with a Makefile and a C source file for the module, ready for compilation.
The invocation is as simple as
sh kernel-module.sh the-name-of-the-module
There are two things to note:
Vadim Penzin, September 21st, 2015
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