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SubjectRe: x86/fpu: Don't export __kernel_fpu_{begin,end}()
On Fri 2019-01-11 06:40:58, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 06:04:07AM +0100, Lukas Wunner wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 07:24:13PM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > My tolerance for ZFS is pretty non-existant. Sun explicitly did not
> > > want their code to work on Linux, so why would we do extra work to get
> > > their code to work properly?
> >
> > ZoL facilitates seamless r/w cross-mounting with macOS, something no
> > other filesystem allows, and that feature is critical for me to work
> > on Linux drivers for Mac hardware. Please don't make life harder than
> > necessary for developers like me. Your "extra work" argument seems
> > disingenuous to me, Sebastian's patch is causing extra work for
> > ZFS developers, not the kernel community. The maintenance burden
> > for the kernel community to retain the export is zero.
>
> Sorry, no, we do not keep symbols exported for no in-kernel users.

Killing ZFS is _not_ nice. Its not like ZFS is closed source...

Pavel
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