modprobe --list is deprecated, please revert to add --list back again

Bug #1597351 reported by David Favor on 2016-06-29
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xtables-addons (Ubuntu)

Bug Description still states modprobe --list works.

It appears --list has been deprecated, as it no longer works in Wily or Xenial.

The modprobe man page no longer provides any easy way to list all modules.

Please reintegrate --list or update man page with correct way to list all modules.

Also, should be corrected to state --list no longer works + give other options for listing all modules.

David Favor (davidfavor) wrote :

The workaround - find /lib/modules/`uname -r` -type f -name "*.ko - seems very clunky.

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