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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] mmc: add MODALIAS linkage for MMC/SD devices
    On Thu, 15 Jan 2009 15:00:03 +0000
    Andy Whitcroft <> wrote:

    > Would it make more sense to simply use mmc: with no data as the MODALIAS
    > tag here. And make mmc-block have mmc:* as an alias. That way the
    > actual (useless) numeric data is not exposed but we still will load the
    > mmc-block module for everything exactly as we do with the udev rule.
    > This should still make things work from a distro point of view and not
    > expose anything which might then get relied on. If we do it so extra
    > data can still be added later we won't prevent sane data being exposed
    > should we ever have any.
    > If you are happier with that I can re-spin the patches that way?

    Well, as long as we're on the track of temporary hack, we might as well
    just export "mmc_block" as the modalias. Or would there be any
    side-effects to that?

    -- Pierre Ossman

    Linux kernel, MMC maintainer
    rdesktop, core developer

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