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SubjectRe: [PATCH] lz4: make LZ4HC_setExternalDict as non-static

> kbuild warns for exported static symbols. This one seems to
> be meant as an external API but does not have any in-kernel
> users:
> WARNING: "LZ4HC_setExternalDict" [vmlinux] is a static EXPORT_SYMBOL
> I suppose the function should not just get removed since it would
> be nice to stay close to the upstream version of lz4hc, so just
> make it global.

I'm not sure what is better here. But just in case, I sent a different
patch that removes EXPORT_SYMBOL from this function some time ago:

I checked first that this functions is indeed static in the original lib[1]
and this symbol is not used in kernel.



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