Re: [2.6 patch] unexport uts_sem

From: Frank Ch. Eigler
Date: Tue May 20 2008 - 13:24:45 EST

Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> With the removal of the Solaris binary emulation the export of
> uts_sem became unused. [...]
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL(uts_sem);

Am I correct that this would makes it invalid for modules to call
utsname() (since the protective semaphore is now hidden)? Systemtap
has been using them in order to validate the modules it builds against
possible kernel vs. kernel-devel differences.

- FChE
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