Bug#486798: [PATCH] restore export of handle_mm_fault for Mac on Linux
The kernel modules for Mac on Linux (MOL) need handle_mm_fault.
MOL is a GPL licensed virtual machine to run MacOS(X) on PPC Linux.
The export for handle_mm_fault was removed with commit
Previously the export has been present since handle_mm_fault was
converted from an inline function to a non-inline one. See the thread
starting at http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=112327941709177&w=2 for
the initial discussion.
With commit 67207b9664a8d603138ef1556141e6d0a102bea7 the export was
moved from arch/ppc/kernel/ppc_ksyms.c to mm/memory.c. In this patch the
explanatory comment /* For MOL */ got lost. Thus to export was not moved
back to it's original place when it was no longer needed for spufs.
The attached patch restores the symbol export (GPL only) in it's
original place. Please consider applying it because this fixes a
regression for MOL.
P.S.: Please CC me and the corresponding Debian bug report on any
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter.
Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
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diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/ppc_ksyms.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/ppc_ksyms.c
index c6b1aa3..455fb38 100644
@@ -189,6 +189,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(set_context);
extern long mol_trampoline;
EXPORT_SYMBOL(mol_trampoline); /* For MOL */
EXPORT_SYMBOL(flush_hash_pages); /* For MOL */
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(handle_mm_fault); /* For MOL */
extern int mmu_hash_lock;
EXPORT_SYMBOL(mmu_hash_lock); /* For MOL */