Kai Germaschewski wrote:
> KBUILD_BASENAME needs to be an un-stringified symbol following
> certain conventions to make it possible to use it e.g. in
> include/linux/spinlock.h, that's why '-' and ',' are escaped to '_'.
> However, for all I can tell, this is not true for KBUILD_MODNAME, since
> that seems to be only used for constructing an actual string, which of
> course can contain all kinds of characters. So I think using the first
> approach would be somewhat nicer, as it gets rid of the unintuitive
> "ide-cd" -> "ide_cd" munging on the kernel command line.
It might be useful later to build a list of builtin modules. Currently
we do nothing if a builtin module fails to initialize, but we should
disable dependent modules and remove the exported symbols.
Maybe it's better to provide the module name both as label and string.
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