Re: [PATCH] x86: apic: Changing export symbols to *_GPL

From: linux-os (Dick Johnson)
Date: Wed Jul 23 2008 - 15:32:30 EST

On Wed, 23 Jul 2008, Robert Richter wrote:

> This fits better here.

This question was raised before and simply dismissed.

If somebody wrote a procedure in the kernel that exported
some symbols. And that person wanted anybody to use that
symbol, upon what authority does one change "EXPORT_SYMBOL"
to "EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL?" This will need to eventually be

Dick Johnson
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