On Wed, 16 Oct 2002 17:49:18 -0700 (PDT),
"David S. Miller" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>If we export the symbol as GPLONLY_dequeue_signal (for example), yet
>don't use modversions to mangle the GPLONLY_ prefix to the symbol for
>what code actually uses to access the symbol, what makes this work?
>Is there some magic in newer versions of modutils which does
>this transparently? :-)
modutils 2.4.10 added support for GPLONLY_ symbols, with fixes though
2.4.14 (2001-10-0 to 2002-02-27). insmod strips the leading "GPLONLY_"
when loading a symbol into the hash table iff the module being loaded
has a GPL license.
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