[PATCH 1/4] dma-mapping: move the remaining DMA API calls out of line

Alexey Kardashevskiy aik at ozlabs.ru
Tue May 5 04:18:37 UTC 2020



On 17/04/2020 17:58, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 09:21:37PM +1000, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
>> And the fact they were exported leaves possibility that there is a
>> driver somewhere relying on these symbols or distro kernel won't build
>> because the symbol disappeared from exports (I do not know what KABI
>> guarantees or if mainline kernel cares).
> 
> We absolutely do not care.  In fact for abuses of APIs that drivers
> should not use we almost care to make them private and break people
> abusing them.

ok :)

>> I do not care in particular but
>> some might, a line separated with empty lines in the commit log would do.
> 
> I'll add a blurb for the next version.


Has it gone anywhere? Thanks,


-- 
Alexey


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