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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 10/11] RFC: usb-storage: export symbols in USB_STORAGE namespace
On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 12:49:25PM +0100, Matthias Maennich wrote:
> Modules using these symbols are required to explicitly import the
> namespace. This patch was generated with the following steps and serves
> as a reference to use the symbol namespace feature:
>
> 1) Define DEFAULT_SYMBOL_NAMESPACE in the corresponding Makefile
> 2) make (see warnings during modpost about missing imports)
> 3) make nsdeps
>
> Instead of a DEFAULT_SYMBOL_NAMESPACE definition, the EXPORT_SYMBOL_NS
> variants can be used to explicitly specify the namespace. The advantage
> of the method used here is that newly added symbols are automatically
> exported and existing ones are exported without touching their
> respective EXPORT_SYMBOL macro expansion.
>
> Signed-off-by: Matthias Maennich <maennich@google.com>

This looks good to me. This can be included with the rest of this
series when/if it goes through the kbuild or module tree:

Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

Actually, which tree will this be going through?

thanks,

greg k-h

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