Re: kbuild 2.5 is ready for inclusion in the 2.5 kernel

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Thu May 02 2002 - 13:49:32 EST

   From: Alan Cox <>
   Date: Thu, 2 May 2002 20:11:59 +0100 (BST)

> Yes I know. But my main point is that they maintain the
> whole module symbol and dependency data entierly in user space
   Actually thats also incorrect as far as I can tell
To the best of my knowledge, they do something similar
to what modutils does right now when depmod is run, but
at module load time. Ie. "oh module X needs symbol Y, who
provides symbol Y, lets load that first then retry X"
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