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SubjectRe: [RFC on MODULE SUPPORT] hello, Rusty, Should we provide module information even if the kernel module compiled built-in with bzImage?
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> On Wednesday 16 January 2008 22:58:09 Mathieu SEGAUD wrote:
>> your userspace program is somewhat broken
>> the userspace should not expect to find the version number in
>> /sys/module, as this is used by the Linux kernel module subsystem. You
>> should provide the required information in another way such as a
>> /proc/ file (bad) or a /sys file (better, but no module stuff, this
>> has no business with it).
>
> Shh! He was going to implement a feature we want!
>
> To be honest, I think his expectations of consistency are correct: if a
> version number makes sense, surely it makes sense for builtins as well.

yep, I did not look out the way he suggested to do it; and sure that
is a cool feature. sorry for that one. Sometimes it's difficult to
part what should be done _in_ the kernel, what should be done _by_ the
kernel, and userspace.

thanks a lot

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Mathieu
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