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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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