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SubjectRe: [PATCH] params: make dashes and underscores in parameter names truly equal
On Mon, 10 Oct 2011 00:03:37 +0200, Michal Schmidt <> wrote:
> The user may use "foo-bar" for a kernel parameter defined as "foo_bar".
> Make sure it works the other way around too.

Hi Michal,

Idea is solid, implementation has a few quirks. As the name
obsolete_checksetup() implies, this was only supposed to be a crutch for
old __setup() calls. Modern code should be using module_param() or

Did you have a specific example? Perhaps we should work on converting
them all, which would have beneficial side-effects as we poke into old


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