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SubjectRe: Where did vm_operations_struct->unmap in 2.4.0 go?
On Fri, Jan 12, 2001 at 12:14:44AM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> >What happens when we get a loop in init order because of binding and other init
> >order conflicts?
> The kernel does not support circular dependencies between providers and
> consumers. It does not matter whether they are built into vmlinux or
> loaded as modules, there can be no loops in the directed graph of
> dependencies. It just does not make sense.

So why don't we use sth. like depmod for these issues and get the
link order automagically (like we get module load order)?

Keith: Perhaps you could explain, why this is impossible.


Ingo Oeser
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