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SubjectRe: [PATCH] modpost: file2alias: define size of alias
Hi Masahiro,

On 2019-02-18, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> Hi Mattias,
>
> On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 9:31 PM Mattias Jacobsson <2pi@mok.nu> wrote:
> >
> > The size of the variable alias provided to do_entry functions are
> > currently not readily available. Thus hindering do_entry functions to
> > perform bounds checking.
> >
> > Define the macro ALIAS_SIZE containing the size of the variable alias.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Mattias Jacobsson <2pi@mok.nu>
>
>
> Sorry for late reply.
>
> I can apply this to my kbuild tree shortly, but
> it looks like a prerequisite for your
> "platform/x86: wmi: use MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE() instead of MODULE_ALIAS()"
>
>
> If you want all the patches to go through x86 platform-driver tree,
> I am fine with that too.

I don't mind either way, however I've asked the x86 platform-driver
maintainers if they have a preference in this matter. You should have
received that mail otherwise see [1].

[1]: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/082d3d38b7dde6050b6b3e518ada439eade65b2c.1550603967.git.2pi@mok.nu

>
> Please let me know what you want.
>
> Thanks.
>
>
>
> --
> Best Regards
> Masahiro Yamada

Thanks,
Mattias

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