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Subject[PATCH v9 10/10] Documentation: Include modules.builtin.alias
Update the documentation to include the presense and use case of

Signed-off-by: Allen Webb <>
Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.rst | 6 ++++++
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.rst b/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.rst
index 08f575e6236c..1c7c02040a54 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.rst
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.rst
@@ -17,6 +17,12 @@ modules.builtin
This file lists all modules that are built into the kernel. This is used
by modprobe to not fail when trying to load something builtin.

+This file lists all match-id based aliases for modules built into the kernel.
+These are intended to enable userspace to make authorization decisions based
+on which modules are likely to be bound to a device after it is authorized.
This file contains modinfo from all modules that are built into the kernel.
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