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.Dd March 11, 2001
.Dt MODULE_DEPEND 9
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm MODULE_DEPEND
.Nd set kernel module dependencies
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.In sys/module.h
.Fn MODULE_DEPEND "name" "moddepend" "int minversion" "int prefversion" "int maxversion"
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Fn MODULE_DEPEND
macro sets a dependency on another kernel module with name
.Fa moddepend ,
which has been registered
its version with
.Fn MODULE_VERSION .
Three versions must be specified on which the module can depend:
The minimal and maximal versions this module can depend on as well
as the preferred version.
.Sh EXAMPLES
.Bd -literal
MODULE_DEPEND(foo, bar, 1, 3, 4);
.Ed
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr DECLARE_MODULE 9 ,
.Xr module 9 ,
.Xr MODULE_VERSION 9
.Sh AUTHORS
.An -nosplit
This manual page was written by
.An Alexander Langer Aq alex@FreeBSD.org .