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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] module: various bug-fixes and clean-ups for module namespace
On Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 06:35:56PM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
>
>I was hit by some problems caused by the module namespace feature
>that was merged recently. At least, the breakage of
>external module builds is a fatal one. I just took a look at the code
>closer, and I noticed some more issues and improvements.
>
>I hope these patches are mostly OK.
>The 4th patch might have room for argument since it is a trade-off
>of "cleaner implermentation" vs "code size".
>
Thanks Masahiro for taking the time to improve the implementation of the
symbol namespaces. These are all good points that you addressed!

For [04/07], I can work on this if you do not mind.

Cheers,
Matthias

>
>Masahiro Yamada (7):
> modpost: fix broken sym->namespace for external module builds
> module: swap the order of symbol.namespace
> module: rename __kstrtab_ns_* to __kstrtabns_* to avoid symbol
> conflict
> module: avoid code duplication in include/linux/export.h
> kbuild: fix build error of 'make nsdeps' in clean tree
> nsdeps: fix hashbang of scripts/nsdeps
> nsdeps: make generated patches independent of locale
>
> Makefile | 2 +-
> include/linux/export.h | 104 ++++++++++++++---------------------------
> kernel/module.c | 2 +-
> scripts/mod/modpost.c | 20 ++++----
> scripts/nsdeps | 4 +-
> 5 files changed, 47 insertions(+), 85 deletions(-)
>
>--
>2.17.1
>

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