drop snd_ from DRIVER_MODULEs...
ariff at FreeBSD.org
Wed Apr 19 23:18:04 UTC 2006
On Wed, 19 Apr 2006 13:06:07 -0700
John-Mark Gurney <gurney_j at resnet.uoregon.edu> wrote:
> Julian Elischer wrote this message on Wed, Apr 19, 2006 at 11:43
> > Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> > >Am Wed, 19 Apr 2006 11:05:58 -0700
> > >schrieb Julian Elischer <julian at elischer.org>:
> > >
> > >>John-Mark Gurney wrote:
> > >>
> > >>>Ian Smith wrote this message on Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 00:44
> > >+1000: >>
> > >>>>paqi# ll /boot/kernel | grep snd_
> > >>>>-r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 16428 Feb 25 06:28 snd_ad1816.ko
> > >>>>
> > >[...]
> > >
> > >>>>-r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 18760 Feb 25 06:28 snd_vibes.ko
> > >>>>
> > >>I prefer that they keep the names and interfaces that miss the
> > >if_ >prefix should probably grow them.
> > >
> > >Are you referring to the file names (which will not change with
> > >this patch), or to the "internal ID" of the module (which
> > >changes)?
> > I prefer that the file names have the prefix and that the file
> > names match the module names as much as possible.
> And just because you seem to be late in the conversation, I do not
> plan on changing the file names, they are fine the way they are..
> but if we do keep them the same, then we need to change how modules
> are named... because for the most part, modules are named by
> bus/device... If you really think that the module names should grow
> the prefix, then we should change the module names to not include
> the bus attachment:
> 32 pci/atapci
> 37 pci/em
> 38 fwohci/firewire
> 39 pci/fwohci
> 41 firewire/fwe
> 50 miibus/e1000phy
> 71 pcib/pci
> 72 pci/pcib
> 169 nexus/legacy
> 172 legacy/mptable_pcib
> 174 root/nexus
> 187 legacy/pcib
> 3 nexus/acpi
> 6 pcib/acpi_pci
> 7 acpi/acpi_pcib
> The acpi_pci and acpi_pcib attachments are a bit special as they use
> classes to modify the underlying pci and pcib behavior..
I don't have any objection on this, but I do agree with Julian in a
sense that "ich" could mean something else (ich SATA, ich this, that)
though currently ATA (or others) does not make such provision.
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