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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 08/10] scripts: Coccinelle script for namespace dependencies.
On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 01:17:05PM +0100, Matthias Maennich wrote:
> A script that uses the '<module>.ns_deps' file generated by modpost to
> automatically add the required symbol namespace dependencies to each
> module.
> Usage:
> 1) Move some symbols to a namespace with EXPORT_SYMBOL_NS() or define
> 2) Run 'make' (or 'make modules') and get warnings about modules not
> importing that namespace.
> 3) Run 'make nsdeps' to automatically add required import statements
> to said modules.
> This makes it easer for subsystem maintainers to introduce and maintain
> symbol namespaces into their codebase.
> Co-developed-by: Martijn Coenen <>
> Signed-off-by: Martijn Coenen <>
> Signed-off-by: Matthias Maennich <>
> ---

I really can't express just how cool this patch is. I was amazed when I
first saw it in action a long time ago, and still am.

Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

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