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Subject[PATCH 13/33] kbuild: suppress modpost warnings for references from the .toc section as used by powerpc
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From: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>

We should do better here by effetively "dereferencing" references to
the .toc (or the .got2) section, but that is much harder.

Signed-off-by: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
---
scripts/mod/modpost.c | 5 ++++-
1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
diff --git a/scripts/mod/modpost.c b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
index 256b3d2..fa33a6b 100644
--- a/scripts/mod/modpost.c
+++ b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
@@ -870,9 +870,12 @@ static void warn_sec_mismatch(const char *modname, const char *fromsec,
return;

/* fromsec whitelist - without a valid 'before'
- * powerpc has a GOT table in .got2 section */
+ * powerpc has a GOT table in .got2 section
+ * and also a .toc section */
if (strcmp(fromsec, ".got2") == 0)
return;
+ if (strcmp(fromsec, ".toc") == 0)
+ return;

if (before && after) {
warn("%s(%s+0x%llx): Section mismatch: reference to %s:%s "
--
1.5.0.6
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