[klibc] include insmod in klibc?
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Tue Oct 19 12:17:11 PDT 2004
Daniel Thaler wrote:
> I feel that the klibc package should include an insmod that can be used
> on an initramfs. While it is possible to use an insmod built statically
> against glibc, such a binary is (comparatively) huge at 565K.
> The attached insmod.c is essentially the insmod.c from module-init-tools
> minus a couple of lines related to calling the old (2.4) version of
> insmod for backward compat.
> BTW: Insmod compiled with klibc is 1.4K small.
As it should be. This seems like a very good thing, except you should
avoid including <asm/unistd.h>.
All I ask is that you keep an eye on it if it needs updating.
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