[asterisk-dev] Module name

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at digium.com
Wed Dec 22 19:08:57 UTC 2010

On 12/22/2010 10:59 AM, Olle E. Johansson wrote:
> Are there any well-known or previously unknown dangers with having a module reading it's own module name from inside the module?
> I want res_danger.so to know that it was loaded as res_danger.so. If not, I want to know which name that was used. Found out that I can read the module information, but have no clue if I put any code in danger there and can't find any previous examples of reading the resource name outside of the module handler itself.

It should be safe. The information will only change before the module's 
load() function is executed, and will be stable after that.

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