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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] automatic initcalls


    On Sat, 27 Jul 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:
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    > 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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