Re: Modularizing the IPV4 code

Alan Cox (
Wed, 24 Apr 1996 22:19:16 +0100 (BST)

> I seem to recall some minor discussions about modularizing the
> code in net/ipv4. Is anyone already taking a stab at this?
> This would make it a lot easier to perform experiments on the code
> (just recompile the module, no need to reboot). If not I'll probably
> take a look at doing this on the coming weekend. (Probably I'll just
> modularize the experimental code that pedro is releasing).

Feel free.

> While I'm talking about modules, has anyone else noticed that if
> you run "make modules" twice in a row all the modules get recompiled
> the second time. It seems to me that only those modules that depend
> on files that have changed should be recompiled. Anyone have a fix
> for this before I look into it as well? Have I overlooked something
> in the make files?

Not noticed it here. Odd.