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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove module reference counting.

First off - we're not changing fundamental module stuff any more.

On Sat, 26 Jul 2003, Rusty Russell wrote:
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> No, it would just leak memory. Not really a concern for developers.
> It's fairly trivial to hack up a backdoor "remove all freed modules
> and be damned" thing for developers if there's real demand.

It's not just a developer thing. At least installers etc used to do some
device probing by loading modules and depending on the result.

Linus

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