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SubjectRe: [RESEND PATCH v6 2/4] mm: move is_kernel_rodata() to asm-generic/sections.h
wt., 16 paź 2018 o 12:53 Greg Kroah-Hartman
<gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> napisał(a):
>
> On Sun, Oct 14, 2018 at 05:20:08PM +0200, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> > Export this routine so that we can use it later in devm_kstrdup_const()
> > and devm_kfree().
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl@bgdev.pl>
> > Reviewed-by: Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@linaro.org>
> > Acked-by: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> > Acked-by: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>
> > Reviewed-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@glider.be>
> > Reviewed-by: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>
> > ---
> > include/asm-generic/sections.h | 14 ++++++++++++++
> > mm/util.c | 7 -------
> > 2 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/asm-generic/sections.h b/include/asm-generic/sections.h
> > index 849cd8eb5ca0..d79abca81a52 100644
> > --- a/include/asm-generic/sections.h
> > +++ b/include/asm-generic/sections.h
> > @@ -141,4 +141,18 @@ static inline bool init_section_intersects(void *virt, size_t size)
> > return memory_intersects(__init_begin, __init_end, virt, size);
> > }
> >
> > +/**
> > + * is_kernel_rodata - checks if the pointer address is located in the
> > + * .rodata section
> > + *
> > + * @addr: address to check
> > + *
> > + * Returns: true if the address is located in .rodata, false otherwise.
> > + */
> > +static inline bool is_kernel_rodata(unsigned long addr)
> > +{
> > + return addr >= (unsigned long)__start_rodata &&
> > + addr < (unsigned long)__end_rodata;
>
> Those symbols are not exported, are you sure this is going to work for a
> kernel module that ends up using this function?
>

I tested it with a loaded module, yes.

> I'll take it, but be aware of the future complications that might happen
> here...
>

These symbols are built-in for all architectures. Do they even need
exporting? On the off-chance that something fails, we can move this
function back to mm/util.c as it was in the first version of this
series.

Best regards,
Bartosz Golaszewski

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