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    SubjectRe: lib.a causing modules not to load
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    In message <1068304571.2048.5.camel@mulgrave> you write:
    > On Sat, 2003-11-08 at 02:51, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > > On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 08:34:19PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > > How about we just link that function into the kernel and be done with it?

    > > > We'll waste a few bytes on SMP machines which have neither ext2 nor ext3
    > > > linked-in or loaded as modules, but that doesn't sound very important...
    > > >
    > > > (We don't have a kernel/random-support-stuff.c, but we have
    > > > mm/random-support-stuff.c which for some reason is called mm/swap.c, so
    > > > I put it there).
    > >
    > > Well, this solves the problem for this particular case, but not other
    > > stuff in lib for other situations.
    >
    > I agree...there's much more in lib than just percpu_counter_mod.

    I think lib.a should be linked as is if !CONFIG_MODULES, and done as a
    ..o if CONFIG_MODULES. Other alternatives are possible, but make it
    tricky if someone adds a module later which wants something in lib.a.

    Rusty.
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