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    SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC] [1/9] Core module symbol namespaces code and intro.
    Rusty said:

    > Well, introduce an EXPORT_SYMBOL_INTERNAL(). It's a lot less code. But you'd
    > still need to show that people are having trouble knowing what APIs to use.

    Might the recent discussion on the exporting of sys_open() and
    sys_read() be an example here? There would appear to be a consensus
    that people should not have used those functions, but they are now
    proving difficult to unexport.

    Perhaps the best use of the namespace stuff might be for *future*
    exports which are needed to help make the mainline kernel fully modular,
    but which are not meant to be part of a more widely-used API?

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