Re: [PATCH] [39/40] i386: Export paravirt_ops for non GPL modules too
From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Apr 30 2007 - 07:01:18 EST
On Monday 30 April 2007 12:50:09 Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 12:28:14PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Otherwise non GPL modules cannot even do basic operations
> > like disabling interrupts anymore, which would be excessive.
> > Longer term should split the single structure up into
> > internal and external symbols and not export the internal
> > ones at all.
> > Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
> Ingo was dead-set against this and I kinda agree.
The problem is that without this non GPL modules cannot even disable
interrupts anymore. That is imho too radical.
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