Re: modules/ksyms/filenames

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Thu Jul 19 2001 - 20:02:00 EST

On Thu, 19 Jul 2001 15:54:00 -0600,
"Peter J. Braam" <> wrote:
>I'm trying to export a symbol (journal_begin/end) from
>fs/reiserfs/journal.c. To export the symbols I added to the Makefile:
>export-objs := journal.o
>There is also a file fs/jbd/journal.c which exports symbols.

It is a "feature" of the module symbol versioning that all objects
which export symbols must have globally unique basenames. Stupid, I
know, and it will disappear in 2.5. In the meantime, create
fs/reiserfs/reiserfs_ksyms.c and export the symbols in there. See
kernel/ksyms.c for an example.

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