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Re: Revising path to kernel modules

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 05:55:48AM +0000, Michael van Elst wrote:
> (Thor Lancelot Simon) writes:
> >I think this is a bad idea.  I think any dependency on the running
> >system knowing the path to the booted kernel is a bad idea.
> Where is the difference between the path to the 'booted kernel' and
> the path to the 'booted modules'?

There isn't one, which is why having to know the path to the "booted
modules" is every bit as bad an idea as having to know the path to the
"booted kernel", which we have gone to some trouble to ensure is not
required for correct system operation.

Thor Lancelot Simon                               
    "Even experienced UNIX users occasionally enter rm *.* at the UNIX
     prompt only to realize too late that they have removed the wrong
     segment of the directory structure." - Microsoft WSS whitepaper

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