Re: [PATCH] Initcall depends automagic
William Lee Irwin III (email@example.com)
Thu, 18 Jul 2002 00:44:21 -0700
On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 05:36:09PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
> This patch generates initcall ordering based on the theory that if A.o
> references a symbol in B.o, then B.o's initcall must preceed A.o's.
> Kai and I came up with the approach, and Stephen Rothwell did all the
> implementation brain sweat. I did the typing.
> Unfortunately, there are dependency loops in the kernel which make
> this approach fail, but if someone wants to play with it and try to
> untangle them, they are more than welcome. One option would be to
> look at more course-grained .o files, rather than *all* .o files
> (eg. fs/ext2/ext2.o rather than fs/ext2/*.o).
> I will be persuing my previous explicit initcall depends patch in the
> meantime, as it offers an elegent solution that works now.
Any chance you can post the strongly connected components of the
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