Seems fine to me...
>Where bool does the subdriver switch.
>Just that ioctl's are being blasted and people using are frowned upon.
? so how is cdrecord (or whatever) supposed to do its stuff -- is it ioctl()
-> fcntl()? If so, I suppose that's ok, but the basic premise still exists,
>This was a feature Alan Cox poked me for to try and move away from how
>modules are basically an all or nothing grab-all.
I don't think modules are the answer to any of this:
a) some people want basically module-less kernels
b) in some environments, you need to be able to select the IO mechanism
without the ability to select the module to load.
<slightly confused by it all>
-- Ruth Ivimey-Cook Software engineer and technical writer.
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