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Re: [PATCH] Introduce __fill_user() and kill __bzero() [take #2]

To: Franck Bui-Huu <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Introduce __fill_user() and kill __bzero() [take #2]
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 17:46:18 +0100 (CET)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>, Thiemo Seufer <>, linux-mips <>
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Original-recipient: rfc822;
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On Thu, 15 Nov 2007, Franck Bui-Huu wrote:
>  I put the out of line version of memset in kernel/mips_ksym.c. I
>  haven't found a better place. But if you really think we should
>  create a lib/memset.c and rename lib/memset.S into lib/fill_user.S, I
>  can change it.

kernel/mips_ksym.c is not a good place. Adrian `trivial' Bunk is
scanning arch/ for *_ksym.c files and moving the EXPORT_SYMBOL()s to the
source files they belong to.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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