Re: [PATCH 05/14] KDB: add more exports for supporting KDB modules

From: Mike Travis
Date: Tue Mar 12 2013 - 18:08:59 EST

On 3/12/2013 3:01 PM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
On Tue, 12 Mar 2013, Mike Travis wrote:
This patch adds some important KDB functions to be externally
usable by loadable KDB modules. Note that often drivers bring
in KDB modules for debugging, and in the past KDB has not been
limited to use by GPL only modules. This patch restores KDB
usefullness to non-GPL modules.

Which past? We only care about Linus git tree as THE past.


AFAICT that function has never been an non GPL symbol in Linus
tree. Whatever the original out of tree kdb stuff used is totally

Stop trying to resolve your companys or your companys customers legal
issues by false claims.

The GPL is there for a reason.

Aside of that the whole attempt to export stuff which has been not
exported before without the _GPL extension is also:

Nacked-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>



No problem, as I mentioned I don't care nor am I trying to resolve
anything except the problems of running Linux on the UV system.
There is no hidden agenda.

I will wait though for more feedback on the other patches before
submitting a 'v2' version.

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