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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] Enlist running kernel modules information
On 01:08 Fri 06 Dec 2019, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 12:25 PM Bhaskar Chowdhury
> <[1]unixbhaskar@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 16:07 Wed 04 Dec 2019, David Sterba wrote:
> >On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 12:10:25PM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> >> On Tue, Dec 3, 2019 at 6:49 PM Bhaskar Chowdhury
> <[2]unixbhaskar@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > +awk '{print $1}' "/proc/modules" | xargs modinfo | awk
> '/^(filename|desc|depends)/'
> >>
> >> I want to see a good reason (e.g. useful for other developers)
> for upstreaming.
> >> This script looks like your custom script, which you can maintain
> locally.
> >
> >I think the verbosity should be added to either lsmod or modinfo,
> not
> >some script in kernel git.
> lsmod and modinfo already are pretty verbose and the one liner is
> using
> one of them to cut thing out of it....can you give it another
> look???
> Moreover,this is sort and precise and can be parsed by other
> scripts.
> The whole point behind this is to give the developers a convenient
> point
> without going through all the rigorous details.
>
> lsmod and modinfo are good.
> If you are not satisfied with the current format,
> talk to the kmod maintainer.
> As a maintainer, I need to avoid the situation
> where upstream tree is flooded with weird scripts like this.
> One more thing:
> Despite advice from Randy over again,
> you are still not able to submit a patch correctly.
> (see what you sent as v2).
> Do not get me wrong. I am not saying you to send v3.
> I do not like this patch. Please stop.
> --
I completely get you. I should stop sending this. Thanks for the heads
up.

And I was not denying the verbosity of lsmod and modinfo , as I was
pointing out to someone else.

About the V2, this was a mistake , I know once I saw it alas! after
sending it you. So, my apology.

One thing get it straight , I am NOT trying to flooding with some airy
fairy script , I know what it takes to maintain that bloody thing.

Your time is precious like mine, never try to gobbles it by sending
garbage.

I was thinking make it easy for others, not sure why you think it's
wired.

Again , thanks for the heads up...above statements are STRICTLY NOT in my
defence not to cover the mistake.

> Best Regards
> Masahiro Yamada
>
>References
>
> 1. mailto:unixbhaskar@gmail.com
> 2. mailto:unixbhaskar@gmail.com
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