Commit fb4e1568 authored by Marcel Holtmann's avatar Marcel Holtmann Committed by Johannes Berg
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nl80211: Add generic netlink module alias for cfg80211/nl80211



To support auto-loading of wireless modules from netlink users, add module
alias for nl80211 family.

This also adds NL80211_GENL_NAME constant to define the "nl80211" netlink
family name as part of uapi.
Signed-off-by: default avatarMarcel Holtmann <marcel@holtmann.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>
parent 55300a13
......@@ -27,6 +27,8 @@
#include <linux/types.h>
#define NL80211_GENL_NAME "nl80211"
/**
* DOC: Station handling
*
......
......@@ -34,6 +34,7 @@
MODULE_AUTHOR("Johannes Berg");
MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
MODULE_DESCRIPTION("wireless configuration support");
MODULE_ALIAS_GENL_FAMILY(NL80211_GENL_NAME);
/* RCU-protected (and cfg80211_mutex for writers) */
LIST_HEAD(cfg80211_rdev_list);
......
......@@ -37,10 +37,10 @@ static void nl80211_post_doit(struct genl_ops *ops, struct sk_buff *skb,
/* the netlink family */
static struct genl_family nl80211_fam = {
.id = GENL_ID_GENERATE, /* don't bother with a hardcoded ID */
.name = "nl80211", /* have users key off the name instead */
.hdrsize = 0, /* no private header */
.version = 1, /* no particular meaning now */
.id = GENL_ID_GENERATE, /* don't bother with a hardcoded ID */
.name = NL80211_GENL_NAME, /* have users key off the name instead */
.hdrsize = 0, /* no private header */
.version = 1, /* no particular meaning now */
.maxattr = NL80211_ATTR_MAX,
.netnsok = true,
.pre_doit = nl80211_pre_doit,
......
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