Re: [PATCH 22/73] alpha: don't use module_init for non-modular corecode

From: Richard Henderson
Date: Tue Jan 21 2014 - 19:32:36 EST

On 01/21/2014 01:22 PM, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> The srm console is always built in. It will never be modular,
> so using module_init as an alias for __initcall is rather
> misleading.
> Fix this up now, so that we can relocate module_init from
> init.h into module.h in the future. If we don't do this, we'd
> have to add module.h to obviously non-modular code, and that
> would be a worse thing.
> Direct use of __initcall is discouraged, vs prioritized ones.
> Use of device_initcall is consistent with what __initcall
> maps onto, and hence does not change the init order, making the
> impact of this change zero. Should someone with real hardware
> for boot testing want to change it later to arch_initcall or
> console_initcall, they can do that at a later date.
> Cc: Richard Henderson <rth@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Matt Turner <mattst88@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: linux-alpha@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> arch/alpha/kernel/srmcons.c | 3 +--
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

Reviewed-by: Richard Henderson <rth@xxxxxxxxxxx>

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