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Re: [patch] modular ifconfig

On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 05:37:45PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Jun 25, 2008, at 3:32 PM, David Young wrote:
> >In principle, a tiny ifconfig binary could load virtually all of its
> >syntax from shared objects "just in time."  I don't plan to take  
> >ifconfig
> >in that direction.
> It shouldn't load them "just in time", it could just load a list of  
> them when it starts up.  That definitely is a direction we could /  
> should go.

I don't think I understand the use-case you have in mind.  Where does
the list come from?  If the list is static, why not link all of the
modules, always?


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933 ext 24

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