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SubjectRe: Persistent module storage [was Linux 2.4 Status / TODO page]
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David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org> said:
> vonbrand@inf.utfsm.cl said:
> > No funny "persistent data" mechanisms or screwups when the worker
> > gets removed and reinserted. In many cases the data module could be
> > shared among several others, in other cases it would have to be able
> > lo load several times or manage several incarnations of its payload.

> The reason I brought this up now is because Keith's new
> inter_module_register stuff could easily be used to provide this
> functionality _without_ the extra module remaining loaded.

AFAIU, this is a acknowledged wart, to be added if there is no sane way out.
Better just loose it before it gets into the kernel, no?
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Horst von Brand vonbrand@sleipnir.valparaiso.cl
Casilla 9G, Vin~a del Mar, Chile +56 32 672616

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