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

From: Avi Kivity <>
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 <>
>> 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


Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to panic.

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