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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] modpost: Fix modpost's license checking V3
    On Thu, 14 Jul 2011 08:51:16 +0200, Alessio Igor Bogani <> wrote:
    > The commit f02e8a6 sorts symbols placing each of them in its own elf section.
    > The sorting and merging into the canonical sections are done by the linker.
    > Unfortunately modpost to generate Module.symvers file parses vmlinux
    > (already linked) and all modules object files (which aren't linked yet).
    > These aren't sanitized by the linker yet. That breaks modpost that can't
    > detect license properly for modules. This patch makes modpost aware of
    > the new exported symbols structure.
    > Thanks to Arnaud Lacombe <> and Anders Kaseorg
    > <> for providing useful suggestions about code.
    > This work was supported by a hardware donation from the CE Linux Forum.



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