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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	open list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	live-patching@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/7] modules: mark find_symbol static
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 18:24:35 +0200
Message-ID: <20200729162435.GB3664300@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200729161318.GA30898@linux-8ccs>

On Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 06:13:18PM +0200, Jessica Yu wrote:
> +++ Christoph Hellwig [29/07/20 08:27 +0200]:
> > find_symbol is only used in module.c.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> 
> CCing the livepatching ML, as this may or may not impact its users.
> 
> AFAIK, the out-of-tree kpatch module had used find_symbol() in the
> past, I am not sure what its current status is. I suspect all of its
> functionality has been migrated to upstream livepatch already.

We still have symbol_get(), which is what I thought they were using.

If only we could get rid of that export one day...

thanks,

greg k-h

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2020-07-29 16:13   ` Jessica Yu
2020-07-29 16:24     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2020-07-29 17:06       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-29 17:25       ` Joe Lawrence

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