Re: [PATCH 0/6] staging: android: allow building some drivers as a module

From: Mike Rapoport
Date: Mon Aug 10 2015 - 16:10:44 EST

On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 6:38 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 09:24:15AM +0300, Mike Rapoport wrote:
>> Hi,
>> These patches enable building of timed_gpio, sync* and ashmem as a module
> Why do you want to do this?

Apparently I've misread "- make sure things build as modules properly"
line in drivers/staging/android/TODO...
My bad.

> Does it ever make sense to do this type of
> thing for your kernel? What does changing these to modules enable you
> to do differently?
> As it is, I think the code should stay non-modular.
> thanks,
> greg k-h

Sincerely yours,
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