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SubjectRe: [PATCH 06/15] alpha: don't use module_init for non-modular core code
On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 5:48 PM, Paul Gortmaker
<> wrote:
> The srm console is always built in. It will never be modular,
> so using module_init as an alias for __initcall is rather
> misleading.
> Fix this up now, so that we can relocate module_init from
> init.h into module.h in the future. If we don't do this, we'd
> have to add module.h to obviously non-modular code, and that
> would be a worse thing.
> Direct use of __initcall is discouraged, vs prioritized ones.
> Use of device_initcall is consistent with what __initcall
> maps onto, and hence does not change the init order, making the
> impact of this change zero. Should someone with real hardware
> for boot testing want to change it later to arch_initcall or
> console_initcall, they can do that at a later date.
> Cc: Richard Henderson <>
> Reviewed-by: Richard Henderson <>
> Cc: Ivan Kokshaysky <>
> Cc: Matt Turner <>
> Cc:
> Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <>
> ---

I included this in my pull request to Linus that went upstream
yesterday. Thanks!

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