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SubjectRe: [RGC PATCH 0/2] split file2alias using elf sections
On Fri, Nov 04, 2011 at 01:23:00PM +0100, Alessandro Rubini wrote:
> When adding a new bus type with autoloading of modules, people should
> always change the global scripts/mod/file2alias.c source file, whereas
> most of the new code is just new files and individual Makefile/Kconfig
> lines.
>
> The first patch turns all the "normal" alias generation in a
> table-driven loop. The second patch moves a few alias types out of the
> main file2alias.c source, as a demonstration that the thing works.
>
> I didn't move all bus/alias types out of the main file, as it's a huge
> work. But if the approach is going to be accepted I can do that (or
> happily leave the task to who volunteers).

Yes!!!!
I've been wanting this for years, and so have others (Linus, Andrew,
etc.)

I'll gladly take this through my driver-core tree, as it can handle
cross-bus issues like this.

Do you feel this series is good enough to accept, or do you want to
respin it again?

thanks,

greg k-h


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