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    SubjectRe: GPL-only symbols issue
    Hi,

    Rumor has it that on Mon, May 08, 2006 at 10:57:18PM -0700 Ram Pai said:
    > On Mon, 2006-05-08 at 21:25 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > > On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 09:12:15AM +0200, Jan Beulich wrote:
    > > > Sam,
    > > >
    > > > would it seem reasonable a request to detect imports of GPL-only
    > > > symbols by non-GPL modules also at build time rather than only at run
    > > > time, and at least warn about such?
    > >
    > > Ram has some tools that might catch this kind of thing. He's posted his
    > > scripts to lkml in the past, try looking in the archives.
    >
    > The patches are at
    >
    > http://sudhaa.com/~ram/misc/kernelpatch
    >
    > The patch of interest for you would be modpost.patch
    > I have a script and some code that can poke into a given .ko file and
    > warn against symbols that don't match what the kernel exports.
    >
    > I can post that code if there is interest in that functionality,

    I'd love to see it.

    Thanks,

    Phil

    > RP
    >
    > >
    > > thanks,
    >
    > > greg k-h
    >
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