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SubjectRe: [RFC] Migrating net/sched to new module interface
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In message <20030115234258.E1521@almesberger.net> you write:
> > And remember why we're doing it: for a fairly obscure race condition.
>
> No, I want to do this to fix the reason for the fix for the
> obscure race condition :-)

Semantics.

> Also, all this smells of a fundamental design problem: modules
> aren't the only things that can become unavailable. So why
> construct a special mechanism that only applies to modules ?

NO NO NO. Listen *carefully*.

The ONLY time that FUNCTIONS vanish is when MODULES get UNLOADED (or
fail to LOAD).

So you're suggesting we should lock ALL functions the way we lock all
other datastructures. I look forward to your compiler patch.

I've explained this multiple times. If you're not convinced, fine.

Rusty.
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