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SubjectRe: [patch 16/17] Immediate Values - Documentation
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On Thursday 10 April 2008 01:08:45 Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> If you have to read the immediate values from a function declared as
> __init or __exit, you should explicitly use _imv_read(), which will fall
> back on a global variable read. Failing to do so will leave a reference to
> the __init section after it is freed (it would generate a modpost
> warning).

That's a real usability wart. Couldn't we skip these in the patching loop if
required and revert so noone can make this mistake?

Thanks,
Rusty.


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