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SubjectRe: Please include const-sections into linux-next
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On Fri, 2011-10-14 at 01:38 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Stephen,
>
> Please include
> git://github.com/andikleen/linux-misc.git const-sections
> in linux-next. This has a tree sweep to fix all kind of constant
> section issues.
>
> I intend to send Linus a pull request next cycle and would like
> to get some testing in next first.
>
> I got various acks last time it was posted and added them all.
> In general it falls more in the "trivial" category, but it's
> rather large and all over so I may have made a mistake.

It's not incredibly trivial: it causes a compile failure on parisc:

mm/percpu.c:1372: error: __setup_str_percpu_alloc_setup causes a section
type conflict
make[1]: *** [mm/percpu.o] Error 1

I have no idea why, though.

James




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