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SubjectRe: crc32 cleanups
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Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com> said:

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> We must consider the case where the kernel is built, and then a random
> 3rd party module comes along that needs crc32 features. An ar library
> won't cut it, and neither will [the existing crc32 method of] patching
> linux/lib/crc32.c. That leaves (a) unconditionally building it into the
> kernel, or (b) Makefile and Config.in rules.

(b) won't work if my kernel has no CRC32 modules, and a random 3rd party
module needs it. So it looks like firm builtin is the only real option (a).
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