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SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove EXPORT_SYMBOL(kallsyms_lookup)

Greg KH <> wrote:
GK> Distros have started to ship kernels with this patch, as it seems that
GK> some unnamed binary module authors are already abusing this function (as
GK> well as some open source modules, like the openib code.) I could not
GK> find any valid reason why this symbol should be exported, so here's a

What if some extra carefully written code detects some (non fatal) problem in
itself and decides to dump a decoded backtrace to some internal log buffer,
user will find this later and will send a bugreport to developers?
(yes, there are problems with simply doing dump_stack()).
Or perhaps we need dump_stack version that will print the dump into a
supplied buffer then?

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