Re: module name clash
Tue, 28 Jul 1998 13:52:05 -0400 (EDT)

> > In the longer term, I guess we need a registry of module names like
> > hpa's registry of device names and major numbers. Had we been aware of
> > the pt network module, I would not have chosen that name for the parallel
> > port atapi tape driver - and Peter would not have approved the choice.

> I don't think so as I afraid that we end with another outdated and
> unmaintained [1] registry which can be safely replaced by running
> 'find . -name foo.c' before creating some file inside the kernel
> source tree and veryfing the output.

That's not an answer, either. The .o file could be constructed from
an incremental link.

FYI, there are literally hundreds of .c names with multiple instances
in the source tree.

Grant R. Guenther

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