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SubjectRe: Where is __this_module actually defined?
On Sun, 5 Nov 2000, Naren Devaiah wrote:

>
> I've looked in the 2.4.0-pre10 source tree and found it defined as
> extern struct module __this_module;
> in module.h (among other files), but where is it actually defined?
>

it isn't -- it's magic, of course :). The way it works is for insmod to
arrange things in such a manner that &__this_module resolves to point to
the beginning of module's address space, which happens to contain 'struct
module' at the beginning.

Regards,
Tigran

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