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SubjectRe: Should depmod/modprobe really need libg++
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Followup to:  <gc9R9BARr6zyEwsT@jessikat.demon.co.uk>
By author: Robin Becker <robin@jessikat.demon.co.uk>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> I just tried out the latest 970301 modutils with Linus-2.1.20 still
> no luck.
>
> In addition depmod/modprobe requires yet another library libg++.
> Is this wise? My rescue disks are already large enough and since
> typical usage requires depmod & modprobe at boot more space is needed
> either for the additional library or for the libg++ bit to be statically
> linked in. I certainly don't remember libg++ being part of the essential
> libraries in the FSSTD. What's going on with the modutils?
>

Why on earth do you need these on a rescue disks? Just insmod the
modules you need, there is no need for you to have automatical module
dependencies (the primary customer of which is kerneld.)

-hpa


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