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Re: "undefined symbol" on 2.6.14

To: "Ralf Baechle" <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: "undefined symbol" on 2.6.14
From: "Roman Mashak" <mrv@corecom.co.kr>
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 09:40:20 +0900
Cc: <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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Hello, Ralf!
You wrote to "Roman Mashak" <mrv@corecom.co.kr> on Wed, 14 Jun 2006 12:53:16 +0100:

RB> The symbol isn't export simply because it wasn't considered useful to
RB> export it.  The expected use of mips_hpt_frequency is to initialize it
RB> in the platform code as system startup time to the counter frequency,
RB> then not look at it again.

RB> I wonder how you're using it in your module?
Actually it's not used anywhere in driver. Only timer functions and structures are in code. How come the linker refers to this particular function?

RB> Any export I would add - as per general policy for the kernel - an
RB> EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL btw.

With best regards, Roman Mashak. E-mail: mrv@corecom.co.kr


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