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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.5.5] do export vmalloc_to_page to modules...
On Thu, 4 Apr 2002, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 04, 2002 at 04:35:33PM +0100, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> > disappeared). Then, to make your thoughts consistent you would need to
> > disable the exported interfaces required for development of a journalling
>
> You assume EXPORT_SYMBOL is an exported, stable interface
> that constitutes a GPL barrier. I disagree with
> that and I think quite a few others do too.

The fact that users have problems with different binary-only
modules not being available for the same kernel version seems
to prove that the "interface" EXPORT_SYMBOL "defines" isn't
stable.

If it was, we'd have an nvidia driver for 2.4, not a whole
serie for each 2.4.x kernel.

regards,

Rik
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