Re: [PATCH v2 1/1] depmod: pass -P $CONFIG_SYMBOL_PREFIX

From: Michal Marek
Date: Fri Feb 22 2013 - 05:56:42 EST

On Wed, Feb 06, 2013 at 12:56:59PM +0000, James Hogan wrote:
> On architectures which have symbol prefixes, depmod emits lots of
> warnings like this:
> WARNING: $module.ko needs unknown symbol $symbol
> This is because depmod isn't being passed the -P <symbol_prefix>
> arguments to specify the symbol prefix to ignore. This option is
> included since the 3.13 release of module-init-tools.
> Update scripts/ to take extra arguments for the symbol prefix
> (required but may be empty), and update the main Makefile to always pass
> "$(CONFIG_SYMBOL_PREFIX)" to scripts/
> If the provided symbol prefix is non-empty, scripts/ checks if
> depmod --version reports module-init-tools with a version number < 3.13
> otherwise it appends -P $SYMBOL_PREFIX to the depmod command line.
> Signed-off-by: James Hogan <james.hogan@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Michal Marek <mmarek@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: linux-kbuild@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: Mike Frysinger <vapier@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Yoshinori Sato <ysato@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: uclinux-dist-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> ---
> changes since v1: clean up with assistance from Mike Frysinger (thanks!)
> * always pass prefix to to simplify the logic
> * use printf instead of ugly echos in version check

Applied to kbuild.git#kbuild, thanks.

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