File depmod-Prevent-module-dependency-files-missing-durin.patch of Package kmod

From c2996b5fa880e81f63c25e80a4157b2239e32c5d Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Michal Suchanek <>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:29:32 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] depmod: prevent module dependency files missing during depmod

depmod deletes the module dependency files before moving the temporary
files in their place. This results in user seeing no dependency files
while they are updated. Remove the unlink call. The rename call should
suffice to move the new file in place and unlink the old one. It should
also do both atomically so there is no window when no dependency file

Signed-off-by: Michal Suchanek <>
 tools/depmod.c | 1 -
 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/tools/depmod.c b/tools/depmod.c
index 989d9077926c..18c0d61b2db3 100644
--- a/tools/depmod.c
+++ b/tools/depmod.c
@@ -2451,7 +2451,6 @@ static int depmod_output(struct depmod *depmod, FILE *out)
-		unlinkat(dfd, itr->name, 0);
 		if (renameat(dfd, tmp, dfd, itr->name) != 0) {
 			err = -errno;
 			CRIT("renameat(%s, %s, %s, %s): %m\n",
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