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SubjectRe: More linker magic..
On 3 Aug 1999, Andi Kleen wrote:

> Would it make sense to add a "priority" argument to __initcall ?
> This would allow to express simple dependencies between modules. Of
> course this could be emulated by immediate functions that do the
> traditional manual initialization.

> The standard[1] linker cannot sort constructors, but system startup is
> not performance critical, so it is reasonable to sort the init table
> at runtime.

Sort? Pah, why not just force the priority to be between 0 and 10 and
scan the whole thing 11 times :)

Matthew.


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