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doc: add note about NODE_MODULE module_name requirement

module_name needs to match the final binary name
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  1. +3 −0 doc/api/addons.markdown
@@ -51,6 +51,9 @@ Note that all Node addons must export an initialization function:
There is no semi-colon after `NODE_MODULE` as it's not a function (see `node.h`).
+The `module_name` needs to match the filename of the final binary (minus the
+.node suffix).
The source code needs to be built into `hello.node`, the binary Addon. To
do this we create a file called `wscript` which is python code and looks
like this:

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