lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2019]   [Jan]   [2]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
Patch in this message
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH] vmlinux.lds.h: drop unused __vermagic
+++ Mathias Krause [30/12/18 13:40 +0100]:
>The reference to '__vermagic' is a relict from v2.5 times. And even
>there it had a very short life time, from v2.5.59 (commit 1d411b80ee18
>("Module Sanity Check") in the historic tree) to v2.5.69 (commit
>67ac5b866bda ("[PATCH] complete modinfo section")).
>
>Neither current kernels nor modules contain a '__vermagic' section any
>more, so get rid of it.
>
>Signed-off-by: Mathias Krause <minipli@googlemail.com>
>Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
>Cc: Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>

Thanks for the cleanup.

Reviewed-by: Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>

>---
> include/asm-generic/vmlinux.lds.h | 1 -
> 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)
>
>diff --git a/include/asm-generic/vmlinux.lds.h b/include/asm-generic/vmlinux.lds.h
>index 3d7a6a9c2370..530ce1e7a1ec 100644
>--- a/include/asm-generic/vmlinux.lds.h
>+++ b/include/asm-generic/vmlinux.lds.h
>@@ -332,7 +332,6 @@
> __start_rodata = .; \
> *(.rodata) *(.rodata.*) \
> RO_AFTER_INIT_DATA /* Read only after init */ \
>- KEEP(*(__vermagic)) /* Kernel version magic */ \
> . = ALIGN(8); \
> __start___tracepoints_ptrs = .; \
> KEEP(*(__tracepoints_ptrs)) /* Tracepoints: pointer array */ \
>--
>2.19.2
>

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2019-01-02 21:29    [W:0.112 / U:0.036 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site