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SubjectRe: GPL only modules [was Re: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19]
On Thu, Dec 14, 2006 at 09:08:41AM -0800, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 14, 2006 at 09:03:57AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > I actually think the EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() thing is a good thing, if
> > done properly (and I think we use it fairly well).
> >
> > I think we _can_ do things where we give clear hints to people that
> > "we think this is such an internal Linux thing that you simply
> > cannot use this without being considered a derived work".
> Then why not change the name to something more along those lines?

Yes, EXPORT_SYMBOL_INTERNAL would make a lot more sense.
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