On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 08:58:32AM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
> I am trying to make sense of drivers/sgi/char/Makefile in 2.4.4-pre5.
> export-objs := newport.o shmiq.o sgicons.o usema.o
> obj-y := newport.o shmiq.o sgicons.o usema.o streamable.o
> obj-$(CONFIG_SGI_SERIAL) += sgiserial.o
> obj-$(CONFIG_SGI_DS1286) += ds1286.o
> obj-$(CONFIG_SGI_NEWPORT_GFX) += graphics.o rrm.o
> None of newport.o shmiq.o sgicons.o usema.o export any symbols so why
> are they defined as export-objs? The only object that does export
> symbols is graphics_syms.c and no Makefile refers to that source, it
> appears to be dead.
> I recommend removing all export-objs from drivers/sgi/char/Makefile and
> deleting drivers/sgi/char/graphics_syms.c.
The real fix is one of many patches pending to be merged with Linus ...