[lkml]   [2002]   [Mar]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [patch] vmalloc_to_page() backport for 2.4
    > On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, Gerd Knorr wrote:
    > > +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(vmalloc_to_page);
    > Can you (or whoever made it EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL in 2.5) please explain what
    > is so "GPL" about exporting this symbol, please? I can understand when
    > symbols related to the internals of some subsystem are GPL-only-exported
    > but this does not appear to be such a case.

    Its an internal helper function shared by some GPL drivers, its not something
    you need to register a non free driver. As such its simply in the kernel
    core rather than duplicated for the convenience of free driver authors.

    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:24    [W:0.020 / U:148.132 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site