[Bug 8686] New: modprobe: descends into dirs under /etc/modprobe.d/

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            Bug ID: 8686
           Summary: modprobe: descends into dirs under /etc/modprobe.d/
           Product: Busybox
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: PC
                OS: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: minor
          Priority: P5
         Component: Standard Compliance
          Assignee: unassigned at busybox.net
          Reporter: vapier at gentoo.org
                CC: busybox-cvs at busybox.net, jorrit at jorrit.de,
                    unassigned at busybox.net
        Depends on: 8021
  Target Milestone: ---

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #8021 +++

busybox modprobe will walk into subdirs of /etc/modprobe.d/ such as .git/ or
.svn/ and processes any '*.conf' files under there.

However, the sysnopsis the modprobe.d(5) manual page (from kmod version 18)
suggests that only the files matching the following globs should be read as
config files:


the recursive_action() helper currently does not allow one to limit the max
depth.  the depth arg is used only whether to walk symlinks to prevent infinite

Referenced Bugs:

[Bug 8021] modprobe reads files other than *.conf in /etc/modprobe.d/
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