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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 next 0/5] Improve Module autoloading infrastructure
On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 11:02 AM, Linus Torvalds
<> wrote:
> Now, the above will not necessarily work with a legacy /dev/ directory
> where al the nodes have been pre-populated, and opening the device
> node is supposed to load the module. So _historically_ we did indeed
> load modules as normal users. But does that really happen any more?

Sadly, it looks like bluetoothd actually does expect to load the
bt-proto-XYZ modules with no capabilities at all.

So apparently we really do depend on not needing capabilities for
module loading.

Oh well.


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