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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Runtime fix for intermodule.c
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On Wednesday 13 July 2005 01:39, Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> This little patch adds the missing function declaration
> of the deprecatated function call inter_module_get
> to the header file include/linux/module.h and the
> necessary EXPORT_SYMBOL to kernel/intermodule.c. Without
> the declaration and the EXPORT_SYMBOL any module that requires
> the inter_module_get call will fail upon loading
> since the symbol inter_module_get cannot be resolved,
> applying this patch will make those modules work again.

> Affected modules are for example the ltmodem drivers
> version 8.31a8 for lucent chipsets, they won't
> work without the fix.

Just to be sure I read what I read: you are asking for reexport of a function
that was officially deprecated 9 months ago on the grounds that said reexport
would be useful for a crappy [1] proprietary module?

[1] Semi-randomly freezing serial mouse after loading.
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