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SubjectRe: newbie PATCH: add MODULE_AUTHORS_VERSION macro
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On Tue, 05 Mar 2002 17:17:49 -0700, 
Jim Cromie <jcromie@divsol.com> wrote:
>[jimc@groucho linux]$ diff -u module.h module.h.new
>--- module.h Wed Feb 27 04:22:33 2002
>+++ module.h.new Tue Mar 5 15:39:39 2002
>@@ -206,6 +206,10 @@
> const char __module_author[] __attribute__((section(".modinfo"))) =
> \
> "author=" name
>
>+#define MODULE_AUTHORS_VERSION(name) \
>+const char __module_authors_version[]
>__attribute__((section(".modinfo"))) = \
>+"authors_version=" name
>+
> #define MODULE_DESCRIPTION(desc) \
> const char __module_description[] __attribute__((section(".modinfo")))
>= \
> "description=" desc
>
>1. grep sources and patch modules which have a VERSION of some sort, like
>
>arch/i386/kernel/mtrr.c:#define MTRR_VERSION "1.40 (20010327)"

mtrr cannot be a module, bool CONFIG_MTRR.

>arch/i386/kernel/microcode.c:#define MICROCODE_VERSION "1.09"

MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Intel CPU (IA-32) microcode update driver" MICROCODE_VERSION);

No need for another module_* macro.

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