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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 1/3] Add ability to keep track of callers of symbol_(get|put)
    > From: Andrew Morton
    > Newsgroups: gmane.linux.kernel
    > Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 1/3] Add ability to keep track of callers of symbol_(get|put)
    > Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2007 00:09:38 -0800
    >> On Sat, 10 Mar 2007 02:31:35 -0200 Mauro Carvalho Chehab <> wrote:
    >> From: Trent Piepho <>
    >> When a module uses symbol_get() to increase the ref count of another
    >> module, there is no record what module called symbol_get(). A module
    >> can
    >> show up as having other users, but there is no way to tell who those
    >> users are.
    >> This adds that ability to symbol_put() and symbol_get().
    > One day I'll write a script which unwordwraps patches and then you'll all
    > need to find new ways of torturing me.

    I don't support twisted patches, but before they will be resent, because
    word wrapping may lead to 80-colums rule, please find useful this:

    sed -r '
    # assume only line started from [+-] got wrapped
    # start what ever first line
    # append next line, to check wrapped addition
    # if it is one, i.e starts not with [ \t+-], '@@' or 'diff'
    # do "\n" -> " "
    s_\n([^d@ \t+-])_ \1_g;
    # loop until find one(addition), because line(s) already here
    T more;
    # special case of empty line
    t more;
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