Martin Dalecki wrote:
> Uz.ytkownik Alan Cox napisa?:
> >>>change configs, rebuild without make mrproper). To do modversions
> >>>right needs a new version of modutils as well, there is no chance of
> >>>that work being started until kbuild 2.5 is in the kernel.
> >>How many years was it that I was telling that symbol versioning is
> >>a silly concept not solving any single problem and the implementation is to say
> >>the least ugly?
> > Modversions solves a huge number of problems very very well. The fact that
> > you don't like it doesn't change the reality of the situation.
> Could you name *ONE* please? Maybe the following?
It fixes the problem where support people and people who get the
to stare at "impossible" problems for hours and hours to find out that
has insmod'ed a module for a different kernel (be it an athlon module in
a i686 kernel
or someone using perl to replace the built-in kernel version in the .o
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