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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 4/5] Set KCONFIG_KSYMB as value for kconfig_ksymb module attribute
2016-08-18 20:59 GMT+02:00 Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@kernel.org>:
>
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 09:27:02PM +0200, Cristina Moraru wrote:
> > Update modpost to add in *.mod.c files generated for each
> > module the setting of module attribute kernel_ksymb to
> > value given by KBUILD_KSYMB macro.
>
> Please review your patches and update subjects to match what other
> types of previous patches look like in terms of format, so
> for this patch check changes to scripts/mod/modpost.c and use
> similar type of patch prefix.
>

OK

>
> >
> > This patch is part of a research project within
> > Google Summer of Code of porting 'make localmodconfig'
> > for backported drivers. The goal is to enable each
> > module to expose in /sys its corresponding CONFIG_* option.
> > The value of this attribute will be dynamically pegged by
> > modpost without requiring extra work from the driver developers.
> > Further, this information will be used by a hardware interogation
> > tool to extract build information about the existing devices.
>
> You can leave this out.
>
> > Signed-off-by: Cristina Moraru <cristina.moraru09@gmail.com>
> > ---
> > scripts/mod/modpost.c | 7 +++++++
> > 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/scripts/mod/modpost.c b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
> > index 48958d3..a105916 100644
> > --- a/scripts/mod/modpost.c
> > +++ b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
> > @@ -2245,6 +2245,12 @@ static void add_srcversion(struct buffer *b, struct module *mod)
> > }
> > }
> >
> > +static void add_kconfig_symbol(struct buffer *b, struct module *mod)
> > +{
> > + buf_printf(b, "\n");
> > + buf_printf(b, "MODULE_INFO(kconfig_symbol, KBUILD_KSYMB);\n");
>
> What if its not available? What happens?
>

If not available KBUILD_KSYMB is "" and so is set in kconfig_symbol.
More concrete:

prompt:/sys$ cat ./module/mptbase/kconfig_symbol

prompt:/sys$

>
> > +}
> > +
> > static void write_if_changed(struct buffer *b, const char *fname)
> > {
> > char *tmp;
> > @@ -2478,6 +2484,7 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
> > add_depends(&buf, mod, modules);
> > add_moddevtable(&buf, mod);
> > add_srcversion(&buf, mod);
> > + add_kconfig_symbol(&buf, mod);
> >
> > sprintf(fname, "%s.mod.c", mod->name);
> > write_if_changed(&buf, fname);
> > --
> > 2.7.4
> >
> >
>
> --
> Luis Rodriguez, SUSE LINUX GmbH
> Maxfeldstrasse 5; D-90409 Nuernberg

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