Re: [PATCH] EXPORT_SYMBOL() time functions

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Wed Feb 21 2007 - 22:40:40 EST

On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 02:13:38PM +0100, Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
> These functions were inlines before 8b9365d753d9870bb6451504c13570b81923228f.
> Now EXPORT_SYMBOL() them to allow them to be used in modules again.

Just because they happened to be inlined that doesn't mean modules should
be using them. In fact no intree module uses them exactly because they're
not intended to be used by this kind of code. Please show the code you
want to use this for so we can see what you're really trying to do.

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