Re: [Patch 2/3] Export get_one_pte_map.

From: Robin Holt <holt_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2005-10-17 21:39:04
On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 12:36:01PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 06:31:31AM -0500, Robin Holt wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 02:30:38PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > > On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 02:22:25PM -0500, Robin Holt wrote:
> > > > +EXPORT_SYMBOL(get_one_pte_map);
> > > 
> > > EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() ?
> > 
> > Not sure why it would fall that way.  Looking at the directory,
> > I get:
> 
> This is a very lowlevel export for things that poke deep into VM
> internals, so _GPL makes sense.  In fact not allowing modular builds
> of the mspec driver might make even more sense.

That would be acceptable as well.  I was just looking for a way to
minimize kernel sizes for ia64 machines that don't need these
devices and therefore would not load the module.  Just looking at
it from a distro perspective.  What is the concensus?

Thanks,
Robin
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