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Re: MODULAR option and advertised semaphore support

On Fri, Nov 05, 2010 at 05:02:09PM +0100, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> said:
> > the whole idea has been to make syscalls load the corresponding
> > module.
> Yes, the specific syscall can load its module. (I'd still like to have
> some more control which modules are eligible -- I certainly don't
> want binary emulations loaded automatically.)
> If I understand it correctly, with Nicolas' proposal an innocent
> "sysctl -a" would load the semaphore module. I don't have a better
> idea yet, but this approach doesn't scale -- if done for more
> modules all of them would be loaded with this single "sysctl"
> invocation.

Right :(

I'm not a sysctl expert, but does making them hidden (CTLFLAG_HIDDEN)
should help ? The way i understand it, only explicit calls would
triggers module loading ...

Nicolas Joly

Biological Software and Databanks.
Institut Pasteur, Paris.

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