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SubjectRe: Where did vm_operations_struct->unmap in 2.4.0 go?

On Sun, 14 Jan 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Jan 2001, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > That's the one flaw in the inter_module_get() stuff - we could do with a
> > way to put entries in the table at _compile_ time, rather than _only_
> > at run time.

> Ok, I can buy that. Not having to initialize explicitly would be nice, but
> if so we should make module loading do it automatically too, so that we
> don't generate unnecessary differences between module and compiled in (ie
> I'd rather avoid the situation that "if you're a module, you need to
> explicitly export your inter_module_stuff(), while if you're compiled-in
> it will be exported automatically").

Yep. Modutils can probably handle that case without too much difficulty,
if we go with sticking the static inter_module_entries in a special ELF
section as I originally suggested. Keith?

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dwmw2




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