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    SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] move EXPORT_SYMBOL's away from sound/pci/emu10k1/emu10k1_main.c
    On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 02:34:56PM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
    > At Fri, 7 Apr 2006 02:31:05 +0200,
    > Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > >
    > > This patch moves the EXPORT_SYMBOL's from
    > > sound/pci/emu10k1/emu10k1_main.c to the files with the actual functions.
    > What is the merit of this movement?

    1) Documentation - it is obvious that the function/data is exported so
    be a bit mroe careful when introducing changes
    2) Style. In 2.6 the preferred style is to put the EXPORT_SYMBOL on the
    line following the closing } of the exported function.
    3) Keep changes local. If one removes a previously exported symbol less
    files needs to be touched.

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