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SubjectRe: [linux-usb] __initcall diff, version 2


On Sun, 30 Jan 2000, Randy Dunlap wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I like the idea of this __initcall patch for USB.
> However, I've searched other 2.3.4x drivers and found
> very little use of __initcall.
>
> Is this because __initcall is relatively new, or that
> there are problems with it? If problems, what kinds
> of problems?

Because it's new. :)

I am slowly moving drivers over to initcall -- you'll notice a couple
more in the 2.3.41 patch.

The only "gotcha" is initialization order -- if initialization order is
critical, you must guarantee that via Makefile link order.

Jeff





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