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From: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@computergmbh.de>
To: Krzysztof Halasa <khc@pm.waw.pl>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Few ideas...
Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2008 00:11:28 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0803010004350.24056@fbirervta.pbzchgretzou.qr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m3od9z9y6t.fsf@maximus.localdomain>


On Feb 29 2008 23:48, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
>Hi,
>
>There was a thread about MODULE_MAINTAINER but how about a tag which
>a) would be present in source files, not necessarily one per module
>c) would be machine-parseable
>d) would have _no_ effect on object code (i.e., would be ignored by
>   the compiler completely)?

d: I think it would not bad if it were included in the resulting
object file like MODULE_AUTHOR is.
If anything, MODULE_AUTHOR could be removed, because the original
author(s) are usually listed at the top of the .c file and not
always the ones to talk to when there is a bug (=> the maintainer
is).

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-29 23:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-29 22:48 Krzysztof Halasa
2008-02-29 23:11 ` Jan Engelhardt [this message]
2008-02-29 23:17   ` Krzysztof Halasa
2008-02-29 23:27     ` Jan Engelhardt
2008-03-01 14:13       ` Krzysztof Halasa

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