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SubjectRe: Whats in the wings for 2.5 (when it opens)
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On Fri, 21 Sep 2001 15:58:06 -0400, 
Crutcher Dunnavant <crutcher@datastacks.com> wrote:
>A cleaner handling of module parameters/cmd line options.

That comes out as a side effect of kernel build 2.5, every object gets
-DKBUILD_OBJECT to define the name it is known by. From
Documentation/kbuild/kbuild-2.5.

-DKBUILD_OBJECT=module, the name of the module the object is
linked into, without the trailing '.o' and without any paths.
If the object is a free standing module or is linked into
vmlinux then the "module" name is the object itself.
Automatically generated.

Post kbuild 2.5 I will be writing a generic parameter/command line
interface so you can insmod foo bar=99 or boot with foo.bar=99. You
will even be able to boot with foo.bar=99 when foo is a module, insmod
will use the command line as a default set of values.

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