Re: [PATCH] Export three symbols for kvm use.

From: Avi Kivity <avi_at_qumranet.com>
Date: 2007-12-21 17:31:23
Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 01:57:01PM +0800, Zhang, Xiantao wrote:
>   
>> Hi Tony,
>> 	In order to build kvm source successfully, we need to export
>> three symbols for kvm use. Please review. Maybe Avi can check-in to
>> kvm.git upstream first. 
>>
>> Thanks
>> Xiantao 
>> From: Zhang Xiantao <xiantao.zhang@intel.com>
>> Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 09:37:41 +0800
>> Subject: [PATCH] ia64: Export three symbols for module use
>>
>> Since kvm/module needs to use some unexported functions in kernel,
>> so export them with this patch.
>>     
>
> Please submit this together with the actual kvm code as we don't export
> symbols for out of tree usage, thanks.
>   

1. kvm is not out of tree
2. I can't submit unacked ia64 patches in kvm.git
3. Even when this is in kvm.git, it's good to have it in the ia64 tree
to avoid conflicts when it hits mainline

Thanks.

-- 
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