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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] lib + ntfs: let modules force HWEIGHT
On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 02:08:40PM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
>
> NTFS (=m) uses hweight32(), but that function is only linked
> into the kernel image if it is used inside the kernel image,
> not in loadable modules. Let modules force HWEIGHT to be
> built into the kernel image. Otherwise build fails:
>
> Building modules, stage 2.
> MODPOST 94 modules
> WARNING: "hweight32" [fs/ntfs/ntfs.ko] undefined!
>
> Yes, I'd certainly prefer for this to be more automated rather than
> forced by each module that needs it.

Please just make it builtin-in always and remove it from lib-y.
Bonus points for killing of the lib-y braindamage entirely.

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