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Re: modular dependencies

On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 07:38:50PM +1100, Geoff Wing wrote:

> Is there a man page or has anyone worked out a list of dependencies for
> kernel modules to indicate which options are required in a kernel config?
> e.g. to load /stand/*/*/modules/exec_elf32 you need "options PAX_ASLR"
> or for "compat" you need SYSVMSG/SYSVSHM/SYSVMSG 
> It's no fun having a kernel which can't run anything because of
> missing options like these.
> Do we have to grovel through src/sys/modules/*/Makefile ?
> Are they expected to be provided by other modules in future?

It's a work in progress, right. At this moment PAX_ASLR, SYSVFOO are needed.


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