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From: Rolf Eike Beer <eike-kernel@sf-tec.de>
To: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	john stultz <johnstul@us.ibm.com>,
	Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org>,
	Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] EXPORT_SYMBOL() time functions
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 15:23:47 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200702211523.54198.eike-kernel@sf-tec.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1172064736.3531.191.camel@laptopd505.fenrus.org>

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Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 14:12 +0100, Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
> > These functions were inlines before
> > 8b9365d753d9870bb6451504c13570b81923228f. Now EXPORT_SYMBOL() them to
> > allow them to be used in modules again.
>
> please do not add random exports without users; exports eat up kernel
> size and memory. At minimum specify which mainline modules use the
> exports..

Nothing in mainline now. I just found out that the module I'm writing doesn't 
work anymore as timeval_to_jiffies() disappeared. If this is planned to go 
away from modules I should consider switching to timespec.

Eike

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      reply	other threads:[~2007-02-21 14:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-21 13:12 Rolf Eike Beer
2007-02-21 13:13 ` Rolf Eike Beer
2007-02-22  3:40   ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-02-22  7:28     ` Rolf Eike Beer
2007-02-21 13:32 ` Arjan van de Ven
2007-02-21 14:23   ` Rolf Eike Beer [this message]

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