Re: [RFC/PATCH 1/2] in-kernel sockets API

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On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 16:56:01 -0700
Sridhar Samudrala <[email protected]> wrote:

> This patch makes it convenient to use the sockets API by the in-kernel
> users like sunrpc, cifs & ocfs2 etc and any future users.
> Currently they get to this API by directly accesing the function pointers
> in the sock structure.
> Most of these functions are pretty simple and can be made inline and moved
> to linux/net.h.


> @@ -2176,3 +2279,13 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(sock_wake_async);
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(sockfd_lookup);
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_sendmsg);
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_recvmsg);
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_bind);
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_listen);
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_accept);
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_connect);
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_getsockname);
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_getpeername);
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_getsockopt);
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_setsockopt);
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_sendpage);
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(kernel_ioctl);

Don't we want to restrict this to GPL code with EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL?
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