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Re: Path to kmods
On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 06:04:19PM +0200, Antti Kantee wrote:
> On Wed Nov 12 2008 at 16:52:10 +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> > On Wed, 12 Nov 2008, Andrew Doran wrote:
> > >>Regarding the PR/38724, can we change the path to "/kmods/" or something
> > >>like that? Would be good to have meaningful name before it gets used
> > >>widely.
> > >
> > >/kernel?
> > Prior art:
> > Solaris: /kernel,
> > Linux (OpenSuSE 10.2 here): /lib/modules/$(uname -r)
> I like the Linux naming. Before your post, I was planning to suggest
> /modules, but thought the name is too generic.
We may also want blobs or configuration files or whatever, which is why
modules is a subdirectory currently.
> Rationale: most of the code in the kernel is not really "kernel" code.
> Eventually I want to modload kernel modules in userspace programs.
While I think that is interesting it is a bit peripheral.
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