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Re: [patch] NEC VR41xx new timer

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: [patch] NEC VR41xx new timer
From: Yoichi Yuasa <>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 12:21:13 +0900
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On Mon, 1 Dec 2003 20:37:48 +0100
Ralf Baechle <> wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 01:49:35AM +0900, Yoichi Yuasa wrote:
> > I updated new timer patches for latest CVS tree.
> > These patches are required for power management.
> > 
> > Please apply these patches.
> Applied.  One comment on the new ksym.c file.  In 2.4 we used to have most
> of the EXPORT_SYMBOL calls in a separate file in order to reduce the
> compile time.  With the new kbuild system of 2.6 this is no longer a
> problem so now the prefered way is exporting symbols from the defining
> file itself.  So for example most of the symbol exports left in
> arch/mips/kernel/mips_ksyms.c are for definitions in assembler files.

I understood it.
I'll check whether they are needed for 2.6.

Thank you for your comment,


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