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SubjectRe: [RFC] Is an alternative module interface needed/possible?

On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Werner Almesberger wrote:

> Roman Zippel wrote:
> > Anyway, this alone would be not reason enough to change the module
> > interface, but another module interface would give us more flexibility and
> > reduce the locking complexity.
> Wait, wait ! :-) There's one step you've left out: what we actually
> expect the module interface to do. We have:

There are several module interfaces:
- module user interface
- module load interface
- module driver interface

These are quite independent and so far we were talking about the last one,
so I'm a bit confused about your request to talk about the first.
BTW Why Rusty had to completely break the first two interfaces to
"improve" the last one, is probably another mystery, I'll never

bye, Roman

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