Re: [PATCH] modpost: Fix modpost's license checking V3
From: Rusty Russell
Date: Thu Jul 21 2011 - 03:38:52 EST
On Wed, 20 Jul 2011 17:25:18 +0200, Michal Marek <mmarek@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 14.7.2011 08:51, Alessio Igor Bogani wrote:
> > The commit f02e8a6 sorts symbols placing each of them in its own elf section.
> > The sorting and merging into the canonical sections are done by the linker.
> > Unfortunately modpost to generate Module.symvers file parses vmlinux
> > (already linked) and all modules object files (which aren't linked yet).
> > These aren't sanitized by the linker yet. That breaks modpost that can't
> > detect license properly for modules. This patch makes modpost aware of
> > the new exported symbols structure.
> > Thanks to Arnaud Lacombe<lacombar@xxxxxxxxx> and Anders Kaseorg
> > <andersk@xxxxxxxxxxx> for providing useful suggestions about code.
> > This work was supported by a hardware donation from the CE Linux Forum.
> > Reported-by: Jan Beulich<jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Signed-off-by: Alessio Igor Bogani<abogani@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> > scripts/mod/modpost.c | 29 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> > 1 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> Rusty, will you take this patch or should I apply it to kbuild-2.6.git?
I took it.
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