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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Matthias Maennich <maennich@google.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, maco@android.com,
	kernel-team@android.com, arnd@arndb.de, geert@linux-m68k.org,
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	linux-kbuild@vger.kernel.org, linux-m68k@lists.linux-m68k.org,
	linux-modules@vger.kernel.org, linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-usb@vger.kernel.org, lucas.de.marchi@gmail.com,
	maco@google.com, michal.lkml@markovi.net, mingo@redhat.com,
	oneukum@suse.com, pombredanne@nexb.com, sam@ravnborg.org,
	sboyd@codeaurora.org, sspatil@google.com,
	stern@rowland.harvard.edu, tglx@linutronix.de,
	usb-storage@lists.one-eyed-alien.net, x86@kernel.org,
	yamada.masahiro@socionext.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 10/10] RFC: usb-storage: export symbols in USB_STORAGE namespace
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:45:37 +0200
Message-ID: <20190813124537.GB12475@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190813121733.52480-11-maennich@google.com>

On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 01:17:07PM +0100, Matthias Maennich wrote:
> Modules using these symbols are required to explicitly import the
> namespace. This patch was generated with the following steps and serves
> as a reference to use the symbol namespace feature:
> 
>  1) Define DDEFAULT_SYMBOL_NAMESPACE in the corresponding Makefile
>  2) make  (see warnings during modpost about missing imports)
>  3) make nsdeps
> 
> Instead of a DEFAULT_SYMBOL_NAMESPACE definition, the EXPORT_SYMBOL_NS
> variants can be used to explicitly specify the namespace. The advantage
> of the method used here is that newly added symbols are automatically
> exported and existing ones are exported without touching their
> respective EXPORT_SYMBOL macro expansion.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Matthias Maennich <maennich@google.com>
> ---
>  drivers/usb/storage/Makefile        | 2 ++
>  drivers/usb/storage/alauda.c        | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/cypress_atacb.c | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/datafab.c       | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/ene_ub6250.c    | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/freecom.c       | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/isd200.c        | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/jumpshot.c      | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/karma.c         | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/onetouch.c      | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/realtek_cr.c    | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/sddr09.c        | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/sddr55.c        | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/shuttle_usbat.c | 1 +
>  drivers/usb/storage/uas.c           | 1 +
>  15 files changed, 16 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/usb/storage/Makefile b/drivers/usb/storage/Makefile
> index a67ddcbb4e24..46635fa4a340 100644
> --- a/drivers/usb/storage/Makefile
> +++ b/drivers/usb/storage/Makefile
> @@ -8,6 +8,8 @@
>  
>  ccflags-y := -I $(srctree)/drivers/scsi
>  
> +ccflags-y += -DDEFAULT_SYMBOL_NAMESPACE=USB_STORAGE

Wait, we have to do this for every subsystem?  I thought there was a
macro we could use in the code itself for this.  What changed from
earlier versions, or was this always here?

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply index

Thread overview: 50+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20180716122125.175792-1-maco@android.com>
     [not found] ` <20180716122125.175792-3-maco@android.com>
     [not found]   ` <CAB0TPYEOVHcFGFLTjVvk7R0VSgSnXZRi1PjSYXONJSjqd4NewQ@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found]     ` <20180725155507.umb5oatduquxwlmt@linux-8ccs>
2018-07-25 16:48       ` [PATCH 2/6] module: add support for symbol namespaces Lucas De Marchi
2018-07-26  7:44         ` Martijn Coenen
2019-08-13 12:16 ` [PATCH v2 0/10] Symbol namespaces - RFC Matthias Maennich
2019-08-13 12:16   ` [PATCH v2 01/10] module: support reading multiple values per modinfo tag Matthias Maennich
2019-08-13 12:40     ` Greg KH
2019-08-13 12:16   ` [PATCH v2 02/10] export: explicitly align struct kernel_symbol Matthias Maennich
2019-08-13 12:41     ` Greg KH
2019-08-13 12:17   ` [PATCH v2 03/10] module: add support for symbol namespaces Matthias Maennich
2019-08-13 15:26     ` Greg KH
2019-08-13 12:17   ` [PATCH v2 04/10] modpost: " Matthias Maennich
2019-08-13 15:27     ` Greg KH
2019-08-13 12:17   ` [PATCH v2 05/10] module: add config option MODULE_ALLOW_MISSING_NAMESPACE_IMPORTS Matthias Maennich
2019-08-13 18:17     ` Greg KH
2019-08-13 20:15     ` Saravana Kannan
2019-08-14 12:54       ` Matthias Maennich
2019-08-14 17:34         ` Saravana Kannan
2019-08-13 12:17   ` [PATCH v2 06/10] export: allow definition default namespaces in Makefiles or sources Matthias Maennich
2019-08-13 18:16     ` Greg KH
2019-08-13 18:16     ` Greg KH
2019-08-13 12:17   ` [PATCH v2 07/10] modpost: add support for generating namespace dependencies Matthias Maennich
2019-08-13 18:21     ` Greg KH
2019-08-13 12:17   ` [PATCH v2 08/10] scripts: Coccinelle script for " Matthias Maennich
2019-08-13 12:31     ` Julia Lawall
2019-08-13 12:44     ` Greg KH
2019-08-14  6:36     ` [Cocci] " Himanshu Jha
2019-08-14  8:03       ` Matthias Maennich
2019-08-14 12:00     ` [v2 " Markus Elfring
2019-08-15 13:50     ` Markus Elfring
2019-08-13 12:17   ` [PATCH v2 09/10] usb-storage: remove single-use define for debugging Matthias Maennich
2019-08-13 12:42     ` Greg KH
2019-08-13 13:12       ` Greg KH
2019-08-13 12:17   ` [PATCH v2 10/10] RFC: usb-storage: export symbols in USB_STORAGE namespace Matthias Maennich
2019-08-13 12:45     ` Greg KH [this message]
2019-08-13 12:47     ` Greg KH
2019-08-13 15:02       ` Matthias Maennich
     [not found]   ` <20190821114955.12788-1-maennich@google.com>
2019-08-21 11:49     ` [PATCH v3 01/11] module: support reading multiple values per modinfo tag Matthias Maennich
2019-08-21 11:49     ` [PATCH v3 02/11] export: explicitly align struct kernel_symbol Matthias Maennich
2019-08-21 11:49     ` [PATCH v3 03/11] module: add support for symbol namespaces Matthias Maennich
2019-08-21 11:49     ` [PATCH v3 04/11] modpost: " Matthias Maennich
2019-08-21 11:49     ` [PATCH v3 05/11] module: add config option MODULE_ALLOW_MISSING_NAMESPACE_IMPORTS Matthias Maennich
2019-08-21 11:49     ` [PATCH v3 06/11] export: allow definition default namespaces in Makefiles or sources Matthias Maennich
2019-08-21 11:49     ` [PATCH v3 07/11] modpost: add support for generating namespace dependencies Matthias Maennich
2019-08-21 11:49     ` [PATCH v3 08/11] scripts: Coccinelle script for " Matthias Maennich
2019-08-21 11:49     ` [PATCH v3 09/11] usb-storage: remove single-use define for debugging Matthias Maennich
2019-08-21 12:37       ` Greg KH
2019-08-21 13:21       ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-08-21 13:32         ` Greg KH
2019-08-21 11:49     ` [PATCH v3 10/11] RFC: usb-storage: export symbols in USB_STORAGE namespace Matthias Maennich
2019-08-21 12:38       ` Greg KH
2019-08-21 14:36         ` Jessica Yu

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