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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [PATCH] logo: move declarations of logos to linux_logo.h
On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 09:49:03PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Dec 2007, Marcin Slusarz wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 13, 2007 at 02:31:11AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > On Sun, 9 Dec 2007 22:40:31 +0100 Marcin Ślusarz <marcin.slusarz@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > logo: move declarations of logos to linux_logo.h
> > > >
> > > > there was a mismatch between externs in logo.c and code generated by pnmtologo
> > > > (on old tree, you need to rm drivers/video/logo/logo_*.c before compilation)
> > >
> > > This patch (after I fixed it) keeps on causing trouble: mismatches between
> > > the header file declarations and the actual definitions of the lookup
> > > tables. This happens as I apply and unapply the patch.
> > >
> > > It _shouldn't_ happen, but there would appear to be some missing makefile
> > > rules. I guess the C files aren't being regenerated when
> > > scripts/pnmtologo.c has been altered, so the C files aren't matching the
> > > header which this patch alters.
> >
> > Ok, updated patch below:
> >
> > logo: move declarations of logos to linux_logo.h
> >
> > there was a mismatch between externs in logo.c and code generated by pnmtologo
>
> This may cause section conflicts, cfr.
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/10/24/65

If I recall correct then if the first __initdata variable is const then
all date declared __initdata are attempted put in the const section.
So maybe a bit reordering could help it?

But that would serve a fat explanation why...

Sam
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