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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 10/11] RFC: usb-storage: export symbols in USB_STORAGE namespace
+++ Greg KH [21/08/19 05:38 -0700]:
>On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 12:49:25PM +0100, Matthias Maennich wrote:
>> Modules using these symbols are required to explicitly import the
>> namespace. This patch was generated with the following steps and serves
>> as a reference to use the symbol namespace feature:
>>
>> 1) Define DEFAULT_SYMBOL_NAMESPACE in the corresponding Makefile
>> 2) make (see warnings during modpost about missing imports)
>> 3) make nsdeps
>>
>> Instead of a DEFAULT_SYMBOL_NAMESPACE definition, the EXPORT_SYMBOL_NS
>> variants can be used to explicitly specify the namespace. The advantage
>> of the method used here is that newly added symbols are automatically
>> exported and existing ones are exported without touching their
>> respective EXPORT_SYMBOL macro expansion.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Matthias Maennich <maennich@google.com>
>
>This looks good to me. This can be included with the rest of this
>series when/if it goes through the kbuild or module tree:
>
>Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>
>Actually, which tree will this be going through?

I would be happy to take the patchset through the modules tree once it
collects the appropriate ack/reviewed-by's and once I get a chance to
sit down and review/test it next week :)

Thanks!

Jessica

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