[Pm-utils] [PATCH 1/6] Split hook running into two phases -- core and aux

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 04:18:25 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 11:49 +0200, Stefan Seyfried wrote:
> Remember: almost all of those hooks are only workarounds for breakage
> that needs to be properly fixed anyway. So with that convention you
> are only encouraging people to write sophisticated hooks instead of
> fixing the real issue. This is fundamentally wrong and contradicts the
> original goal of the project IMVHO.

Well, I agree to some extent. Most of the module unloading and loading
stuff is for people to make stuff work, when the real fix is to fix the

I'm all for a cleanup and having a formal spec of what happens when, but
don't engineer it too much else even I won't understand it.


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