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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] drivers/ieee1394/: remove unneeded EXPORT_SYMBOL's
On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 04:32:24PM -0400, Dan Dennedy wrote:
> Based upon my experience of several years on this project there is only
> one external kernel module project we need to consider because that
> developer has been involved and voiced requirements. That is Arne
> Caspari's (The Imaging Source) DFG/1394 driver.

The ideal solution would be to get this driver included in the kernel.
Are there any reasons against including it?

> I vote to remove external symbols not used by the modules
> or the module at
> Of course, I may be voted down, but I ask the others to be realistic
> about what we are arguing for (i.e. just being defensive?) and consider
> the fact that there are valid reasons for their removal.

The DFG/1394 driver requires hpsb_read and hpsb_write.

Are there any modules that are not in 2.6.12-rc2-mm3?



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