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SubjectRe: [PATCH] introduce __init_exit function annotation
On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 04:52:12PM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Tue, 17 Jul 2007 15:02:30 +0200,
> Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> >
> > 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.
> >
> > This is wrong.
> > On arm (just one example of several) the __exit section are discarded
> > at buildtime so any reference from __init to __exit will cause the
> > linker to error out.
>
> Hmm, from what I see, it adds __init to the function. There is no
> reference to __exit.

The cleanup functions are marked __exit in the referenced case.

Sam
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