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Date:	Sat, 08 Dec 2007 03:03:57 -0500
From:	Jon Masters <>
Subject:  Re: [PATCH] depmod: sort output according to modules.order

On Tue, 2007-12-04 at 22:55 +0900, Tejun Heo wrote:

> Kbuild now generates and installs modules.order along with modules.
> This patch updates depmod such that it sorts module list according to
> the file before generating output files.  Modules which aren't on
> modules.order are put after modules which are ordered by
> modules.order.

Thanks. Please CC me in general on these patches :-)

I was planning to also discuss ordering of module aliases entries, since
we can have several modules providing the same modalias (this gets even
worse on "Enterprise Linux" distributions, where we might have third
party modules providing additional aliases). I guess this ordering is
probably better than just a numeric sort, which was the original idea.


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