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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Documentation: extend use case for EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL()

On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 01:09:23PM -0600, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> On Thu, 28 May 2015 11:56:01 -0700
> "Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > +    Some maintainers and developers may however have a preference to
> > +    require EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() when adding any new APIs or functionality.
> As a nit, I would take out "have a preference to".

Fine by me, do you need a new submission on my part of can you amend yourself?

> From what I can tell, there are developers who think this position makes
> little sense and, perhaps, risks diluting the value of EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL()
> by attaching it to everything.  My inclination, though, would be to accept
> this change as documentation of clear existing practice; whether that
> practice should change is, I think, a separate discussion.

Great, thanks.


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