linux-next: build failure after merge of the final tree (nfs treerelated)

From: Stephen Rothwell
Date: Wed Aug 04 2010 - 00:54:26 EST

Hi Trond,

After merging the final tree, today's linux-next build (sparc
defconfig) failed like this:

`rpc_destroy_authunix' referenced in section `.init.text' of net/built-in.o: defined in discarded section `.exit.text' of net/built-in.o

Caused by commit 4c09a3aef02ef9bfab8322fadde269290563ede2 ("NFS: Ensure
the AUTH_UNIX credcache is allocated dynamically").

It also caused these warnings:

WARNING: vmlinux.o(.init.text+0x1e3b4): Section mismatch in reference from the f
unction rpcauth_init_module() to the function .exit.text:rpc_destroy_authunix()
The function __init rpcauth_init_module() references
a function __exit rpc_destroy_authunix().
This is often seen when error handling in the init function
uses functionality in the exit path.
The fix is often to remove the __exit annotation of
rpc_destroy_authunix() so it may be used outside an exit section.

I applied the following patch for today:

From: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2010 14:48:54 +1000
Subject: [PATCH] nfs: remove __exit from rpc_destroy_authunix

since it is referenced from an __init function.

Signed-off-by: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
include/linux/sunrpc/auth.h | 2 +-
net/sunrpc/auth_unix.c | 2 +-
2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/sunrpc/auth.h b/include/linux/sunrpc/auth.h
index d9d1402..652f2da 100644
--- a/include/linux/sunrpc/auth.h
+++ b/include/linux/sunrpc/auth.h
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@ int __init rpc_init_generic_auth(void);
int __init rpcauth_init_module(void);
void __exit rpcauth_remove_module(void);
void __exit rpc_destroy_generic_auth(void);
-void __exit rpc_destroy_authunix(void);
+void rpc_destroy_authunix(void);

struct rpc_cred * rpc_lookup_cred(void);
struct rpc_cred * rpc_lookup_machine_cred(void);
diff --git a/net/sunrpc/auth_unix.c b/net/sunrpc/auth_unix.c
index 6385af7..4cb70dc 100644
--- a/net/sunrpc/auth_unix.c
+++ b/net/sunrpc/auth_unix.c
@@ -207,7 +207,7 @@ int __init rpc_init_authunix(void)
return rpcauth_init_credcache(&unix_auth);

-void __exit rpc_destroy_authunix(void)
+void rpc_destroy_authunix(void)

Stephen Rothwell sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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