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SubjectRe: Need info on the use of certain datastructures and the first C++ keyword patch for 2.2.17
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> 2.4 symbol generation code never sees the C++ names, 2.5 code might.
> To detect a mismatch between kernel headers and the module version
> file, I have to generate the checksum for the consumer of the symbol
> (C++) as well as the generator of the symbol (C) and compare them.

These are structure field names. They aren't part of a symbol and are only
part of your checksum computation which is done on the C headers so a constant.

If we were renaming variables or actual objects I'd agree. But structure names
are fine so long as we only use C names for the module checksum computation


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