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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix improper .init-type section references
On 6/12/07, Satyam Sharma <satyam.sharma@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/12/07, Jan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com> wrote:
> [...]
> > >I believe the correct fix to silence modpost here would be to mark its
> > >caller kthreadd() also as __init, because it too is used only at init time?
> >
> > I don't think so - it is my understanding that this is the body of a thread
> > that never dies.
>
> Ugh, yes, I'm smoking God-knows-what, and you're absolutely correct!
>
> So we should be marking kthreadd() as __init_refok instead, it seems.

Actually, kthreadd_setup() is a 4-liner with only one callsite. Not much
point marking it as __init. In fact, does it even need to be a separate
function at all? We could just get rid of kthreadd_setup() and open-code
those 4 lines in kthreadd() itself ...
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