Re: [PATCH] x86: apic: Changing export symbols to *_GPL

From: Robert Richter
Date: Wed Jul 23 2008 - 16:01:56 EST

On 23.07.08 15:29:59, linux-os (Dick Johnson) wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jul 2008, Robert Richter wrote:
> > This fits better here.
> [Snipped...]
> This question was raised before and simply dismissed.
> If somebody wrote a procedure in the kernel that exported
> some symbols. And that person wanted anybody to use that
> symbol, upon what authority does one change "EXPORT_SYMBOL"
> to "EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL?" This will need to eventually be
> answered.

This corrects a patch _I_ introduced before in my OProfile patch
series. Ok, maybe a revert would have been better. But sending 2 new
patches for this littls change?


Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Operating System Research Center
email: robert.richter@xxxxxxx

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