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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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