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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 10/10] docs: Include modules.builtin.alias
On Mon, Dec 19, 2022 at 02:46:18PM -0600, Allen Webb wrote:
> Update the documentation to include the presense and use case of
> modules.builtin.alias.
>
> Signed-off-by: Allen Webb <allenwebb@google.com>
> ---
> Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.rst | 6 ++++++
> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.rst b/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.rst
> index 08f575e6236c..1c7c02040a54 100644
> --- a/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.rst
> @@ -17,6 +17,12 @@ modules.builtin
> This file lists all modules that are built into the kernel. This is used
> by modprobe to not fail when trying to load something builtin.
>
> +modules.builtin.alias
> +---------------------
> +This file lists all match-id based aliases for modules built into the kernel.
> +These are intended to enable userspace to make authorization decisions based
> +on which modules are likely to be bound to a device after it is authorized.

What is an example? This sounds obscure.

Luis

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