drop snd_ from DRIVER_MODULEs...
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Wed Apr 19 15:57:00 UTC 2006
On Wed, 19 Apr 2006, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting Ian Smith <smithi at nimnet.asn.au> (from Thu, 20 Apr 2006
> 00:44:39 +1000 (EST)):
> > # snd_driver_load="YES" # load snd_*
> IIRC this doesn't depend upon the snd_naming, but on a meta-module
> which loads all sound modules (or something like this...).
Another confused 'simple user' .. at least I didn't copy arch@ :)
> > They're also special because they constitute a fairly clear subsystem,
> > and while taking John-Marc's point that noone needs if_ prefixes for
> > ethernet drivers and such, I (and maybe POLA?) think the advantages
> > of consistent snd_ naming outweigh other perceived inconsistencies.
> He doesn't proposes to change the names of the files, but to change
> the internal name of the modules. At least I did understand it like
> this. As you may notice, there are a lot of if_ files in the kernel
> directory, while the internal names mostly don't contain the if_
> prefix (according to jmg).
Ah I see, thanks Alexander. And sorry John-Mark for a) poor assumption,
b) misspelling your name and c) not cc'ing you last time!
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