Re: 2.5.51 CRC32 undefined

Kai Germaschewski (
Fri, 7 Mar 2003 09:27:07 -0600 (CST)

On 7 Mar 2003, David Woodhouse wrote:

> The problem is that crc32.o isn't actually linked into the kernel,
> because no symbols from it are referenced when the linker is asked to
> pull in lib/lib.a
> Set CONFIG_CRC32=m. We probably shouldn't allow it to be set to 'Y' in
> the first place., given the above.

I think it'd be much nicer to just make it work, which can easily be done
by moving the EXPORT_SYMBOL() to kernel/ksyms.c. Or, just move the entire
file into kernel/ (which unfortunately isn't a very natural place for it.
The real problem is that we need a lib/dont_drop_unreferenced/)


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