[Fwd: Re: modprobe bug for aliases with regular expressions]

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Sat May 13 23:21:12 PDT 2006

Archaic wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 15, 2006 at 09:19:41AM +0600, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>> From: Greg KH <greg at kroah.com>
>> Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2006 09:19:27 -0700
>> Cc: kay.sievers at vrfy.org, linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org
>> User-Agent: Mutt/1.5.11
>> Subject: Re: modprobe bug for aliases with regular expressions
>> On Fri, Apr 14, 2006 at 02:59:30PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2006-04-13 at 16:35 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
>>>> Recently it's been pointed out to me that the modprobe functionality
>>>> with aliases doesn't quite work properly for some USB modules.
>>> Sorry, my bad.  I got a patch for this a while ago from Sam Morris.
>>> Originally noone was using ranges in [].
>>> This is fixed in 3.3-pre1.  I should release 3.3 proper sometime this
>>> weekend.
>> So, the patch that fixes it is the patch below? (needed for distros that
>> don't want to rev the whole package...)
> Alex, was the attached patch the proper fix? And have you heard anymore
> about the 3.3 release? There still only exists the pre1 tarball from
> February.

This is the proper fix, sorry for not noticing your message earlier. No other 
news :(

Alexander E. Patrakov

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