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    SubjectRe: module mess in -CURRENT
    On Thu, 2002-11-14 at 00:59, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > People who find the current module situation difficult can just compile in
    > the stuff they need for now.

    That makes driver debugging almost impossible. It also makes building a
    test kernel set for a lot of boxes impractical. The completely broken
    unload stuff is going to be a real pig, PCMCIA only works modular and
    doesn't work now the unloads are all broken. OTOH the module rewrite has
    some nice features and a combo modutils is going to sort some of the
    problem out fairly easily.

    The biggest need though is documentation so people can actually fix all
    the drivers for this stuff.

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