In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> you write:
> email@example.com said:
> > Well, that depends on whether A defines S or not. If A does define S,
> > then I don't care. I'd say "no", A does not depend on B. If A does
> > not define S, then most definitely "yes", as with any other
> > definition.
> As long as doing so doesn't make modprobe fail to load A when B isn't
> present or refuses to load. Otherwise what was the point in making it weak?
If A depends on B, then modprobe will give a warning if "modprobe A"
fails to load B for some reason. If B doesn't exist, then modprobe
wouldn't know anything about it (presumably).
Hope that clarifies,
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