[PATCH] dma-buf: Use EXPORT_SYMBOL
airlied at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 16:22:34 PDT 2012
On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 4:17 AM, Alan Cox <alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Oct 2012 08:56:32 -0700
> Robert Morell <rmorell at nvidia.com> wrote:
>> EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL is intended to be used for "an internal implementation
>> issue, and not really an interface". The dma-buf infrastructure is
>> explicitly intended as an interface between modules/drivers, so it
>> should use EXPORT_SYMBOL instead.
> NAK. This needs at the very least the approval of all rights holders for
> the files concerned and all code exposed by this change.
I think he has that. Maybe he just needs to list them. But this
doesn't change the license on the code at all really, so its actually
not like a re-license where you need approval.
But in any case I personally don't care about this interface being
used if the alternative is they do it themselves. I'm still not going
to debug things with a binary module taint.
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