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SubjectRe: [PATCH] introduce __init_exit function annotation
On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 10:02:48AM +0200, Domen Puncer wrote:
> Introduce __init_exit, which is useful ie. for drivers that call
> cleanup functions when they fail in __init functions.
>
>
> Signed-off-by: Domen Puncer <domen.puncer@telargo.com>
> ---
> include/linux/init.h | 2 ++
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>
> Index: work-powerpc.git/include/linux/init.h
> ===================================================================
> --- work-powerpc.git.orig/include/linux/init.h
> +++ work-powerpc.git/include/linux/init.h
> @@ -60,8 +60,10 @@
>
> #ifdef MODULE
> #define __exit __attribute__ ((__section__(".exit.text")))
> +#define __init_exit
> #else
> #define __exit __attribute_used__ __attribute__ ((__section__(".exit.text")))
> +#define __init_exit __init
> #endif
>
> /* For assembly routines */

This doesn't work on architectures like i386 where __exit code is
discarded at runtime.

cu
Adrian

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