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SubjectRe: 2.4.22-pre2 unresolved proc_get_inode
Fine by me :-)
Don't use it, don't need it.
As a matter of course, I throw a standard Suse config in and answer
"m"/"y" to the new stuff. Serves to shake out a few things.


At 12:21 28.06.2003 +0100, Viro wrote:
>On Sat, Jun 28, 2003 at 12:40:36PM +0200, Margit Schubert-While wrote:
> > if [ -r ]; then /sbin/depmod -ae -F 2.4.22-pre2; fi
> > depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in
> > /lib/modules/2.4.22-pre2/kernel/drivers/net/wan/comx.o
> > depmod: proc_get_inode
> >
> > I suppose we let Christoph and Marc fight it out.
>You know what? I'm so fed up with that crap, that today Marcelo will
>get a patch killing proc_get_inode(), making proc_lookup() static and
>eliminating ->proc_iops completely.
>Enough is enough. comx is the only user of that crap and all procfs
>code in comx is broken by design and trivially exploitable. It's
>unsalvagable and any attempt to fix it will amount to rewrite from
>scratch anyway.
>It's not a new problem, it had been discussed to hell and back and
>comx folks could not have been arsed to do anything about it in what,
>3 years?

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