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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Embed __this_module in module itself.
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Miles Bader <miles@lsi.nec.co.jp> writes:
> When I try to build modules using 2.5.54, the resulting .ko files lack
> the .gnu.linkonce.* sections, which causes the kernel module loader to
> fail on them -- those sections _are_ present in the .o files, but the
> linker apparently removes them!

Ok, I found out why this is happening -- the v850 default linker
scripts, for whatever reason, merge any section called `.gnu.linker.t*'
with .text.

I can prevent this by adding the option `--unique=.gnu.linkonce.this_module'
to the linker flags (specifically, to LDFLAGS_MODULE in the top-level
Makefile). I suppose another way to do it would be to rename the
section something that doesn't match `.gnu.linker.t*'.

What's the right way to handle this?

[from perusing the ld srcs, a few other archs seem to have the same
`feature,' though the only that I think has linux support is `cris']

Thanks,

-Miles
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The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
--Albert Einstein
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