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SubjectRe: [PATCH 31/73] module: relocate module_init from init.h to module.h
On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 7:16 PM, Rusty Russell <> wrote:
> Paul Gortmaker <> writes:
>> Modular users will always be users of init functionality, but
>> users of init functionality are not necessarily always modules.
>> Hence any functionality like module_init and module_exit would
>> be more at home in the module.h file. And module.h should
>> explicitly include init.h to make the dependency clear.
>> We've already done all the legwork needed to ensure that this
>> move does not cause any build regressions due to implicit
>> header file include assumptions about where module_init lives.
>> Cc: Rusty Russell <>
>> Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <>
> Acked-by: Rusty Russell <>
> Want to delete the extraneous semicolons, for bonus points? :)
>> +#define module_init(x) __initcall(x);

I would if I could, but as I was discussing on irc with hpa about a
week ago, there are ~600 users of module_init who are relying on
that extra ";" that we need to fix 1st... :-) [on my todo list!]

Thanks for the review; much appreciated,

> ...
>> +#define module_exit(x) __exitcall(x);
> Cheers,
> Rusty.
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