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SubjectRe: An idea: a database of modules settings
On Sun, 5 May 1996, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:

> How about a standard API where a module can save/restore any number of
> settings between sessions. The module will simply call somethings like
> save_settings (int id, void *buffer, in size)
> where the id allows a module to save multiple buffers. The info will be
> saved and later the module (when loaded) can request the settings with a
> similar 'get_settings' call.
This looks like the right way to implement persistent data for drivers.
However I prefer using a string ad the 'id'. In this way less
administrative work is required to prevent conflicts between drivers/modules.

Hannu
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