Re: module name clash

Hubert Mantel (
Tue, 28 Jul 1998 21:00:11 +0200 (MEST)


On Tue, 28 Jul 1998, Krzysztof G. Baranowski wrote:


> I don't think so as I afraid that we end with another outdated and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.

This doesn't help. Both pt.c files have been included with 2.0.35. If the
developers had checked against the current kernel tree they wouldn't have
found a module with the same name...

Also, you cannot be sure that a .o is generated from a corresponding .c

> Kris
> [1] I'm thinking about ioctl/magic-numbers.txt. [2]
> [2] Yes, I've just volutered to update them ;-)
> --
> Krzysztof G. Baranowski - President of the Harmless Manyacs' Club

Hubert /\\

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