Re: module version magic and arches with symbol prefixes

From: Robin Getz
Date: Fri Jun 19 2009 - 13:04:45 EST

On Fri 19 Jun 2009 09:14, Mike Frysinger pondered:
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 08:54, Robin Getz wrote:
> > On Fri 19 Jun 2009 01:38, Rusty Russell pondered:
> >> No, it means the kernel didn't build properly.
> >
> > Or a module didn't build properly.
> nah, when i talked to you earlier i was wrong -- this find_symbol() is
> looking up the symbol in the kernel, not in the module. the lookup of
> the symbol in the requested module actually works.

OK - Yeah, I see it now in the kernel proper. (sorry for the noise)

Wouldn't it make sense to move this somewhere else then? and add a
__initcall() for it? We should only need to check for it once - it would make
things insignificantly faster, and smaller :)

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