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    SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] drivers/ieee1394/: remove unneeded EXPORT_SYMBOL's
    On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 04:32:24PM -0400, Dan Dennedy wrote:
    > Based upon my experience of several years on this project there is only
    > one external kernel module project we need to consider because that
    > developer has been involved and voiced requirements. That is Arne
    > Caspari's (The Imaging Source) DFG/1394 driver.

    The ideal solution would be to get this driver included in the kernel.
    Are there any reasons against including it?

    > I vote to remove external symbols not used by the modules
    > or the module at
    > Of course, I may be voted down, but I ask the others to be realistic
    > about what we are arguing for (i.e. just being defensive?) and consider
    > the fact that there are valid reasons for their removal.

    The DFG/1394 driver requires hpsb_read and hpsb_write.

    Are there any modules that are not in 2.6.12-rc2-mm3?



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