Re: [PATCH] x86: ptrace.c only needs export.h and not the fullmodule.h

From: Paul Gortmaker
Date: Thu Dec 06 2012 - 11:34:50 EST

[Re: [PATCH] x86: ptrace.c only needs export.h and not the full module.h] On 06/12/2012 (Thu 17:17) Borislav Petkov wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 06, 2012 at 06:33:42AM -0500, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> > Commit cb57a2b4cff7edf2a4e32c0163200e9434807e0a ("x86-32: Export
> > kernel_stack_pointer() for modules") added an include of the
> > module.h header in conjunction with adding an EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL
> > of kernel_stack_pointer.
> >
> > But module.h should be avoided for simple exports, since it in turn
> > includes the world. Swap the module.h for export.h instead.
> If this is the preferred include for EXPORT_SYMBOL* stuff now, maybe we
> should hold this down somewhere in writing or add it to checkpatch?

Good point. Fixed below.