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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 04/10] modpost: add support for symbol namespaces
On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 01:17:01PM +0100, Matthias Maennich wrote:
> Add support for symbols that are exported into namespaces. For that,
> extract any namespace suffix from the symbol name. In addition, emit a
> warning whenever a module refers to an exported symbol without
> explicitly importing the namespace that it is defined in. This patch
> consistently adds the namespace suffix to symbol names exported into
> Module.symvers.
>
> Example warning emitted by modpost in case of the above violation:
>
> WARNING: module ums-usbat uses symbol usb_stor_resume from namespace
> USB_STORAGE, but does not import it.
>
> Co-developed-by: Martijn Coenen <maco@android.com>
> Signed-off-by: Martijn Coenen <maco@android.com>
> Reviewed-by: Joel Fernandes (Google) <joel@joelfernandes.org>
> Signed-off-by: Matthias Maennich <maennich@google.com>
> ---
> scripts/mod/modpost.c | 91 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------
> scripts/mod/modpost.h | 7 ++++
> 2 files changed, 87 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

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