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SubjectRe: Linux 2.3.18ac5
On Fri, 17 Sep 1999, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> Richard Guenther wrote:
> > Caveats: you dont have control over MODULE_NAME - it gets
> > created out of the source file name.
> That's not very friendly... instead of messing with the kernel compile
> flags, why not do this:
> #ifndef MODULE_NAME
> #define MODULE_NAME __FILE__
> #endif

Because MODULE_NAME then gets foobar.c !? which is not a
usable/suitable prefix either? (The Makefile would create
foobar_ as prefix)
Or because you have to do it _before_ the #include of the
module.h header, which is messy and error-prone?
Hey, I really did think before I started modifying the
makefile. And - the filename is not such a bad choice either
in most cases. And the biggest advantage is that it works
without changing any driver source.


Richard Guenther <>
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