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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix vmi time header bug
Andrew Morton wrote:
> Correctly matching the section annotation on declarations and definitions
> is needed by at least ARM. We should ensure that we do this on all future
> patches and we should also apply this patch if only for this reason.
>
> (The ARM thing is a pain, because the compiler cannot check that the
> definition and declaration match. However something like sparse could do
> so).
>

It's also useful documentation. Knowing whether a function is __init is
an important part of its interface.

J
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