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Re: [2.6 patch] unexport do_settimeofday

From:  Andrew Morton <akpm-AT-osdl.org>
To:  Arjan van de Ven <arjan-AT-infradead.org>
Subject:  Re: [2.6 patch] unexport do_settimeofday
Date:  Fri, 25 Feb 2005 00:28:04 -0800
Cc:  bunk-AT-stusta.de, linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 21:24 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> wrote:
> > >
> > > 
> > >  I haven't found any possible modular usage of do_settimeofday in the 
> > >  kernel.
> > 
> > Please,
> > 
> > - Add deprecated_if_module
> > 
> > - Use it for do_settimeofday()
> > 
> > - Add do_settimeofday to Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
> > -
> 
> for _set_ time of day? I really can't imagine anyone messing with that.
> _get_... sure. but set???

Sure.  But there must have been a reason to export it in the first place.

I don't see much point in playing these games.  Deprecate it, pull it out
next year, done.


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