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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] module: implement module_inhibit_unload()
    On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 10:40 +0900, Tejun Heo wrote:
    > Rusty Russell wrote:
    > > My concern is that you're dropping the module mutex around ->exit now.
    > > I don't *think* this should matter, but it's worth considering.
    > We always did that. Before the patch the code segment looked like the
    > following.

    Hi Tejun,

    Thanks, misread patch.

    > > I really wonder if an explicit "kill_this_attribute()" is a better way
    > > to go than this...
    > I think this sort of temporary unload blocking would be useful for other
    > cases like this.

    I hope not: this doesn't work in general. Calling into a module after
    ->exit has called assumes that the exit function doesn't free up or
    overwrite stuff the other functions need.


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