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SubjectRe: [RFC] Wine speedup through kernel module
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On Tue, 12 Sep 2000 10:25:16 +0100, 
David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org> wrote:
>Unless it's _absolutely_ necessary, the kernel image (i.e. vmlinux) should
>not contain any code which is dependent on CONFIG_*_MODULE options.
>
>Therefore, stuff like...
>
>#ifdef CONFIG_WIN32_MODULE
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(my_win32_helper_func);
>#endif
>
>...would mean that you have to recompile the kernel and reboot to enable the
>module, rather than just compiling and loading the module.

But this is quite valid ...

#ifdef CONFIG_MODULES
EXPORT_SYMBOL(dynamic_syscall_in_modules_helper);
#endif

Use a generic helper for dynamic syscalls in modules, not tied to any
particular module or config option. You have to use a different kernel
if you turn the top level CONFIG_MODULES on.

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