Re: Dynamic patching in discarded sections

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Thu Jun 16 2011 - 11:25:21 EST

On Thursday 16 June 2011, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> 10000 randconfig kernel build later without that patch, I'm rather sure
> that there is only a single driver that is suffering from this. While your
> patch absolutely makes sense, a less invasive workaround would be to just
> not mark mmc_spi_remove as __devexit until Dave's patch gets in.

Scratch that. Even when Dave's patch gets into binutils, we'd still need to
make a compile time decision to figure out if the linker is new enough, so
we definitely need Nicolas' patch as well.

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