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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kmod: make request_module() return an error when autoloading is disabled
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On March 11, 2020 5:32:21 AM GMT+01:00, Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@kernel.org> wrote:
>On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 03:37:31PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
>> However, request_module() should also
>> correctly return an error when it fails. So let's make it return
>> -ENOENT, which matches the error when the modprobe binary doesn't
>exist.
>
>This is a user experience change though, and I wouldn't have on my
>radar
>who would use this, and expects the old behaviour. Josh, would you by
>chance?

I don't think this affects userspace. But I'd suggest Ben Hutchings (CCed).

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