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SubjectRe: test10-pre7
Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Tue, 31 Oct 2000, Keith Owens wrote:
> >
> > obj-y is used together with export-objs to split objects into O_OBJS
> > (no export symbol) and OX_OBJS (export symbol). If usbcore.o (multi)
> > is not replaced by its components then usb.o (in export-objs) is not
> > added to OX_OBJS so usb.c gets compiled with the wrong flags which
> > causes incorrect module symbols. Multi's in obj-y have to replaced by
> > their components before being split into O_OBS and OX_OBJS.
>
> Your honour, I object.
>
> What would be wrong with just splitting it the other way, ie make OX_OBJS
> be the expanded (but not ordered) list?
>
> That should take care of it, no?

As an aside: remember you mentioned we should try to go 100% OX_OBJS
anyway, eliminating O_OBJS completely...

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