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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Export symbols so CONFIG_INPUT works as a module
On Wed, Jan 25, 2006 at 12:04:06AM -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 January 2006 18:14, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > * Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com> [2006-01-24 18:08]:
> > > > More interesting question: is pis^H^H^Hsysfs interaction in there safe for
> > > > modular code?
> > >
> > > The core should be safe, at least I was trying to make it this way, so
> > > if you see something wrong - shout. Locking is another question
> > > though...
> >
> > So do you want an updated patch using _GPL to export the symbols or to
> > change CONFIG_INPUT to boolean?
>
> I guess having input core as a module does not make much sense, so
> we should change CONFIG_INPUT to be boolean _and_ clean up the core
> code removing module unloading support.

Well, USB or SCSI cores are also modules, so I think there is some point
in having that functionality.

What were the required symbols?

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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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