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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: SCSI scanning
    What is the primary objective here - getting rid of #ifdef MODULE, or is
it removing redundant code for the two paths? Or both?

I am just trying to get a handle on what is driving this.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Linus Torvalds" <>
To: "Torben Mathiasen" <>
Cc: "Eric Youngdale" <>; <>;
<>; <>
Sent: Monday, September 18, 2000 4:43 PM
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Re: SCSI scanning

> On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, Torben Mathiasen wrote:
> >
> > Thanks a lot. I've started to do the basics, like getting all subsystems
to work
> > with the module_init/exit stuff. This of course leds to some
> > of the scsi layer. Nothing major though.
> Actually, hold off a moment.
> It turns out that the MODULE case does all the right things, for all the
> obvious reasons. I'm running a kernel that has the #ifdef MODULE stuff
> just removed, and it seems to be a rather easy approach. It really only
> required making a few things static (the init routines would clash
> otherwise), and removing a lot of #ifdef MODULE.
> (And removing some code that was enabled only for non-modules).
> It looks very straightforward.
> Linus

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