Re: gcc 4.1.1 issues with 2.6.17-rc5
From: Con Kolivas
Date: Mon May 29 2006 - 00:54:54 EST
On Monday 29 May 2006 02:32, Atsushi Nemoto wrote:
> On Sat, 27 May 2006 22:39:45 -0700, "Randy.Dunlap" <rdunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > and a missed one:
> > > WARNING: drivers/usb/storage/usb-storage.o - Section mismatch:
> > > reference to .exit.text: from .smp_locks after '' (at offset 0x40)
> > Yep, Jesper posted that one.
> > I also see it in ieee1394.o.
> > So where does the .smp_locks section come from?
> > Is this just a section checker bug/issue?
> The .smp_locks section comes from LOCK_PREFIX on x86. I think the
> warnings was not shown previously just because the modpost did not
> check SHT_REL sections.
> Maybe we should fix the modpost to ignore it, but I'm not sure. Is it
> really safe to ignore? I'm not a x86 expert ...
A "scary but harmless" comment from someone in the know would be nice.
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