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From: Lucas De Marchi <lucas.de.marchi@gmail.com>
To: Yauheni Kaliuta <yauheni.kaliuta@redhat.com>
Cc: linux-modules <linux-modules@vger.kernel.org>,
	Mian Yousaf Kaukab <yousaf.kaukab@suse.com>,
	bjorn.andersson@linaro.org, Jessica Yu <jeyu@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC 2/3] libkmod: list: export list handling functions
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:05:07 -0800
Message-ID: <CAKi4VAJ4kQucKsj3SYZzzRJU9KfEQoDwgQfnWYDki3Gfn5UG1Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1478864601-3259-3-git-send-email-yauheni.kaliuta@redhat.com>

On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 3:43 AM, Yauheni Kaliuta
<yauheni.kaliuta@redhat.com> wrote:
> The library uses list functions to create lists internally and
> provides to the clients immutable lists and only functions to
> traverse them.
>
> It may be useful to create own lists in the kmod utilities, so
> export functions for lists creation as well (as it's done for
> arrays). The following functions affected (needed for the
> following depmod modifications):
>
> kmod_list_append()
> kmod_list_remove()
> kmod_list_remove_data()
>
> The patch also adds kmod_list_data() accessor to keep the
> struct kmod_list opaque.

I don't see a use for these functions outside of the tools we provide.
We don't need to export them (to external users) in order to use for
our tools.  You can just make the tools include libkmod-internal.h and
use that.

In fact since you didn't update the .sym file what will happen is that
external users will see a function in the header but won't be able to
use it since it will not be part of the .so.

Lucas De Marchi

  reply index

Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-11-08 16:45 [PATCH v1 1/2] testsuite: depmod: add module dependency outside cyclic chain Mian Yousaf Kaukab
2016-11-08 16:45 ` [PATCH v1 2/2] depmod: ignore related modules in depmod_report_cycles Mian Yousaf Kaukab
2016-11-09  0:40   ` Lucas De Marchi
2016-11-09  2:59     ` Yauheni Kaliuta
2016-11-09  9:17       ` Mian Yousaf Kaukab
2016-11-09 11:23         ` Yauheni Kaliuta
2016-11-11 11:43         ` [PATCH RFC 0/3] Proposal for cycles handling Yauheni Kaliuta
2016-11-11 11:43           ` [PATCH RFC 2/3] libkmod: list: export list handling functions Yauheni Kaliuta
2017-02-13  8:05             ` Lucas De Marchi [this message]
2017-02-20 14:22               ` Yauheni Kaliuta
2017-02-22  5:26                 ` Lucas De Marchi
2017-02-22  9:41                   ` [PATCH v3 0/2] Proposal for cycles handling Yauheni Kaliuta
2017-02-22  9:41                     ` [PATCH v3 1/2] testsuite: depmod: check netsted loops reporting Yauheni Kaliuta
2017-02-22  9:41                     ` [PATCH v3 2/2] depmod: handle nested loops Yauheni Kaliuta
2017-02-23 22:30                       ` Lucas De Marchi
2016-11-11 11:43           ` [PATCH RFC 3/3] " Yauheni Kaliuta
2017-02-13  8:30             ` Lucas De Marchi
2017-02-20 14:16               ` Yauheni Kaliuta
2017-02-13  8:16           ` [PATCH RFC 0/3] Proposal for cycles handling Lucas De Marchi
2017-02-13  9:56             ` Yauheni Kaliuta
2016-11-09  0:29 ` [PATCH v1 1/2] testsuite: depmod: add module dependency outside cyclic chain Lucas De Marchi
2017-02-13  8:32 [PATCH RFC 0/3] Proposal for cycles handling Lucas De Marchi
2017-02-20 14:18 ` [PATCH RFC v2 0/2] " Yauheni Kaliuta
2017-02-20 14:18   ` [PATCH RFC v2 1/2] testsuite: depmod: check netsted loops reporting Yauheni Kaliuta
2017-02-20 14:19   ` [PATCH RFC v2 2/2] depmod: handle nested loops Yauheni Kaliuta

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