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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/8] x86: xen: audit and remove any unnecessary uses of module.h
On 14/07/16 02:18, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> Historically a lot of these existed because we did not have
> a distinction between what was modular code and what was providing
> support to modules via EXPORT_SYMBOL and friends. That changed
> when we forked out support for the latter into the export.h file.
> This means we should be able to reduce the usage of module.h
> in code that is obj-y Makefile or bool Kconfig. The advantage
> in doing so is that module.h itself sources about 15 other headers;
> adding significantly to what we feed cpp, and it can obscure what
> headers we are effectively using.
> Since module.h was the source for init.h (for __init) and for
> export.h (for EXPORT_SYMBOL) we consider each obj-y/bool instance
> for the presence of either and replace as needed.
> Cc: Boris Ostrovsky <>
> Cc: David Vrabel <>
> Cc: Juergen Gross <>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <>
> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <>
> Cc:
> Cc:
> Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <>

Acked-by: Juergen Gross <>


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