Re: [module-init-tools] fix weak symbol handling

From: David Woodhouse (
Date: Fri Jan 17 2003 - 04:32:09 EST said:
> 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).

A warning is fine. If A _weakly_ depends on B, a failure to load A even
though B decided when asked that it didn't really want to initialise itself
is not fine :)


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