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Date:   Sun, 5 Jan 2020 11:42:16 +0100
From:   Greg KH <>
To:     Marcel Holtmann <>
Cc:     "Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult" <>,
        lkml <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,,,,, Johan Hedberg <>,,,,,,,,,,,,
        netdev <>,
        BlueZ devel list <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/8] net: bluetooth: remove unneeded MODULE_VERSION()

On Sun, Jan 05, 2020 at 10:34:56AM +0100, Marcel Holtmann wrote:
> Hi Enrico,
> > Remove MODULE_VERSION(), as it isn't needed at all: the only version
> > making sense is the kernel version.
> I prefer to keep the MODULE_VERSION info since it provides this
> information via modinfo.

Sure, but it's really pointless :)

> Unless there is a kernel wide consent to remove MODULE_VERSION
> altogether, the Bluetooth subsystem is keeping it.

I've deleted them from lots of drivers/subsystems already as they do not
make any sense when you think about vendor kernels, stable kernels, and
upstream kernel versions.


greg k-h

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