question on symbol exports
cfriesen at nortel.com
Tue Feb 8 10:02:46 EST 2005
Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> Interesting... more than no swap, you must also make sure you have no
> r/w mmap'ed file (which are technically equivalent to swap).
Ah...thanks for the warning.
We want to eventually make it work with swap as well, but that's
substantially more complicated.
> I'm not too fan about exporting those symbols, but I'll talk to paulus,
> it should be possible at least to EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL them...
I understand the reluctance. I'm perfectly willing to export it GPL in
my private branch as long as you guys don't consider it evil--the module
is going to be GPL anyways.
The alternative would be for me to build my code directly in to the
kernel...just makes it harder for me to debug.
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