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SubjectRe: [PATCH] automatic initcalls


On Sat, 27 Jul 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
> I've always preferred a system where one simply lists dependencies [as
> you describe above], and some program actually does the hard work of
> chasing down all the initcall dependency checking and ordering.
>
> Linus has traditionally poo-pooed this so I haven't put any work towards
> it...

I don't hate the notion, but at the same time every time it comes up I
feel that there are reasonably simple ways to just avoid the ordering
problems.

Rusty had a script, but somebody complained about the speed of it. I
haven't looked at it myself.

Linus

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