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SubjectRe: fun or real: proc interface for module handling?
Yaroslav Rastrigin [Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 05:13:24PM +0400]:
> > Hello!
> >
> > I was just joking around here, but what do you think about this idea:
> >
> > A proc interface for module handling:
> > /proc/mods/
> > /proc/mods/<module-name>/<link-to-the-modules-use-us>
> >
> > So we could try to load a module with
> > mkdir /proc/mods/ipv6
> > and remove it and every module which uses us with
> > rm -r /proc/mods/ipv6
> >
>
> Well, this idea itsel is quite neat, and could sometimes save lots of time
> (esp. when dealing with serious modules' deps). I would like to propose
> slightly different appropach:
> cp /lib/modules/2.6.0-test2/kernel/drivers/somedriver.ko /proc/modtree
> [...]

sounds nice, too.
With this idea the kernel would get the code directly, which is very nice.

Nico

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