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Subject[2.6 patch] __deprecated_for_modules panic_timeout
On Sat, Apr 23, 2005 at 04:56:09PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> wrote:
> >
> > I didn't find any possible modular usage in the kernel.
> >
>
> panic_timeout has many in-kernel users and it is used from within a module
> in 2.4.30.
>
> Hence it is easily possible that some out-of-tree code is dependent upon
> this export, hence I shan't be applying this patch.

Patch to deprecate it is below.

cu
Adrian


<-- snip -->


--- linux-2.6.12-rc3-mm2-full/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt.old 2005-05-02 00:03:06.000000000 +0200
+++ linux-2.6.12-rc3-mm2-full/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt 2005-05-02 00:03:52.000000000 +0200
@@ -65,0 +66,8 @@
+
+---------------------------
+
+What: remove EXPORT_SYMBOL(panic_timeout)
+When: April 2006
+Files: kernel/panic.c
+Why: No modular usage in the kernel.
+Who: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
--- linux-2.6.12-rc3-mm2-full/include/linux/kernel.h.old 2005-05-02 00:04:02.000000000 +0200
+++ linux-2.6.12-rc3-mm2-full/include/linux/kernel.h 2005-05-02 00:04:22.000000000 +0200
@@ -163 +163 @@
-extern int panic_timeout;
+extern __deprecated_for_modules int panic_timeout;
-
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