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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 2/6] x86/efi: Remove __init attribute from memory mapping functions
On Mon, Sep 03, 2018 at 05:03:56AM +0000, Prakhya, Sai Praneeth wrote:
> Hmm.. thought that __efi_init might be confusing with the normal __init attribute

How would that be confusing? It has "__efi" prepended?!

All I'm saying is, if you're going to define your own function
attributes, do them generic and short. "_fixup" is too specific IMO. It
also enlarges function definitions unnecessarily.

With "__efi_init" you already denote that it is a special attribute
which has relevance in the EFI code only. What you do about it - the
*fixup* - is the thing you do with the attribute. But you don't have to
have the "what you do" in the attribute name too.

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Regards/Gruss,
Boris.

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