[PATCH 00/12] Fix various section mismatches and build errors.
James.Bottomley at HansenPartnership.com
Wed Jun 29 10:24:36 PDT 2011
On Wed, 2011-06-29 at 17:19 +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 08:14:24AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 08:58:19AM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> > > I think we should simply concentrate on __init and __exit; that's where
> > > most of the discard value lies and stop expending huge efforts on the
> > > __devX stuff which adds huge complexity for no real gain.
> > I have long felt that those __devX markings should just go away as they
> > cause nothing but problems and have no real gain as you point out.
> The suggestion to do that has been floated around before but seems to
> have missed sufficient thrust. I'm all for it; the manual tagging with
> __devX has not been very efficient on developer time. I just want to see
> meaningful warnings again over all that noise the current mechanisn may
For me, just go ahead and fix the actual problems: so _init sections and
_exit sections that are used from the main body, just strip the
annotations, don't try to change them for _devX ones.
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