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    kmod: split out umh code into its own file · 23558693
    Luis R. Rodriguez authored
    Patch series "kmod: few code cleanups to split out umh code"
    The usermode helper has a provenance from the old usb code which first
    required a usermode helper.  Eventually this was shoved into kmod.c and
    the kernel's modprobe calls was converted over eventually to share the
    same code.  Over time the list of usermode helpers in the kernel has grown
    -- so kmod is just but one user of the API.
    This series is a simple logical cleanup which acknowledges the code
    evolution of the usermode helper and shoves the UMH API into its own
    dedicated file.  This way users of the API can later just include umh.h
    instead of kmod.h.
    Note despite the diff state the first patch really is just a code shove,
    no functional changes are done there.  I did use git format-patch -M to
    generate the patch, but in the end the split was not enough for git to
    consider it a rename hence the large diffstat.
    I've put this through 0-day and it gives me their machine compilation
    blessings with all tests as OK.
    This patch (of 4):
    There's a slew of usermode helper users and kmod is just one of them.
    Split out the usermode helper code into its own file to keep the logic and
    focus split up.
    This change provides no functional changes.
    Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20170810180618.22457-2-mcgrof@kernel.orgSigned-off-by: default avatarLuis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@kernel.org>
    Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
    Cc: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>
    Cc: Jessica Yu <jeyu@redhat.com>
    Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
    Cc: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.com>
    Cc: Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>
    Cc: Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>
    Cc: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
    Cc: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
    Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
    Cc: Matt Redfearn <matt.redfearn@imgtec.com>
    Cc: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
    Cc: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
    Cc: Daniel Mentz <danielmentz@google.com>
    Cc: David Binderman <dcb314@hotmail.com>
    Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
    Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
    Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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