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SubjectRe: PATCH 2.4.17.2: make ext2 smaller
Ingo Oeser wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 02, 2001 at 10:54:34PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> > With kbuild 2.5 the generation of ext2_all.c (I prefer
> > ext2_static.c) can be automated.

> > The code that is normally linked into xxxx.o has to be manually changed
> > to add XXXX_STATIC before a make_static(xxxx) command can be added.

> Even this doesn't have to be done manually. Everything that is
> not covered by EXPORT_SYMBOL() in this case can be static, since

And if !MODULE, then even EXPORT_SYMBOL symbols can become static, if
they are not used outside the compilation unit.

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