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SubjectRe: const __init
On Sun, 20 May 2001, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > Since a while include/linux/init.h contains the line
> >
> > * Also note, that this data cannot be "const".
> >
> > Why is this? Because const data will be put in a different section?
>
> Causes a "section type conflict" build error, at least on x86.

On m68k I only saw section type conflict errors when using __init while it
should have been __initdata.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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