[PATCH v7 2/5] seq_buf: Export seq_buf_printf() to external modules

Vaibhav Jain vaibhav at linux.ibm.com
Fri May 8 22:00:31 AEST 2020

Hi Boris,

Borislav Petkov <bp at alien8.de> writes:

> On Fri, May 08, 2020 at 04:19:19PM +0530, Vaibhav Jain wrote:
>> 'seq_buf' provides a very useful abstraction for writing to a string
>> buffer without needing to worry about it over-flowing. However even
>> though the API has been stable for couple of years now its stills not
>> exported to external modules limiting its usage.
>> Hence this patch proposes update to 'seq_buf.c' to mark
>> seq_buf_printf() which is part of the seq_buf API to be exported to
>> external GPL modules. This symbol will be used in later parts of this
> What is "external GPL modules"?
I am referring to Kernel Loadable Modules with MODULE_LICENSE("GPL")

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