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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] lib + ntfs: let modules force HWEIGHT
Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Nov 2006 14:08:40 -0800
> Randy Dunlap <> wrote:
>> From: Randy Dunlap <>
>> NTFS (=m) uses hweight32(), but that function is only linked
>> into the kernel image if it is used inside the kernel image,
>> not in loadable modules. Let modules force HWEIGHT to be
>> built into the kernel image. Otherwise build fails:
>> Building modules, stage 2.
>> MODPOST 94 modules
>> WARNING: "hweight32" [fs/ntfs/ntfs.ko] undefined!
>> Yes, I'd certainly prefer for this to be more automated rather than
>> forced by each module that needs it.
> Perhaps we should just put it in lib-y and remove CONFIG_GENERIC_HWEIGHT.
> It's either part of the API or it ain't.

Yes, that matches how I feel about it, but I expected some disagreement
(from elsewhere, not from you).

I'll send another patch later. Replacement patch OK? (vs. update)

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