[PATCH -v2 2/2] x86: Make Linux guest support optional

Borislav Petkov bp at alien8.de
Fri Jan 25 19:03:40 UTC 2013


On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 10:42:32AM -0800, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> No, not really as EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() in no way implies that the code
> using it lives in the mainline.

I didn't say that - I said "any code (proprietary included) can link to
those symbols" meaning that I cannot possibly convert proprietary code
to which I don't have access to, vs GPL code which is out there.

> Also, EXPORT_SYMBOL() does not imply that it forms an ABI and can't be
> changed ever.

And yet, I don't want to be on the receiving end of the complaints when
those do change. But that's beside the point.

So I think we're on the same page: I'll make everything using x86_hyper*
depend on CONFIG_HYPERVISOR_GUEST and all are happy.

Thanks.

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    Boris.

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