Re: [PATCH] arch: use ASM_NL instead of ';' for assembler new linecharacter in the macro

From: Vineet Gupta
Date: Mon Oct 28 2013 - 09:46:06 EST

On 10/28/2013 04:00 PM, Chen Gang wrote:
> For some toolchains, they use another character as newline in a macro
> (e.g. arc uses '`'), so for generic assembly code, need use ASM_NL (a
> macro) instead of ';' for it.
> Since "linux/export.h" are mainly used for exporting work, then our fix
> more likely belongs to "linux/linkage.h", and we need add the related
> checking in "linkage.h".
> Also need notice 80 columns wrap, and '\t' for each line.
> Signed-off-by: Chen Gang <gang.chen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> arch/arc/include/asm/linkage.h | 2 +
> include/asm-generic/ | 350 +++++++++++++++++++------------------
> include/linux/linkage.h | 19 +

Like Max said, please drop the linker script bits - they are OK - otherwise ARC
kernel won't have been building at all.

And you also need to fix kernel/modsign_certificate.S as part of same patchset as
that is where the problem started in first place.

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