Re: [2.6 patch] drivers/ieee1394/: remove unneeded EXPORT_SYMBOL's

From: Jesper Juhl
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 16:37:12 EST

On Wed, 27 Apr 2005, Stefan Richter wrote:

> Dan Dennedy wrote on 2005-04-20:
> > There are technical
> > merits for removal of the external symbols that I accept. I also accept
> > that we have no way of maintaining any sort of stable subsystem for
> > external projects we are not aware of or who are not communicating with
> > us about their requirements (it goes beyond just a stable interface).
> ...
> > I vote to remove external symbols not used by the modules
> > or the module at
> Nobody else posted specific requirements so far. So let's clean up the API.
> How about this:
> - Add warning comments next to obsolete EXPORT_SYMBOLs. Add warning
> printks to obsolete functions? (If there are any.)

how about just adding __deprecated to them?

Jesper Juhl

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