Re: [PATCH 00/17] mark const init data with __initconst instead of__initdata

From: Uwe Kleine-König
Date: Fri Mar 30 2012 - 14:19:53 EST

Hello Andreas,

On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 01:37:26PM +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > After a question by Shawn Guo I noticed that my command to do the changes
> > was to lax and changed things that must not be changed (at least not
> > with further care). Affected are lines like:
> >
> > static const char *at91_dt_board_compat[] __initconst = {
> >
> > While at91_dt_board_compat[0] is const, at91_dt_board_compat is not.
> Though it looks like at91_dt_board_compat should really be const (it is
> assigned to a const pointer, likewise for all other uses of struct
> machine_desc.dt_compat).
Yeah, still for this series I will revert to static const char
*at91_dt_board_compat[] __initdata to only have a single logical change.


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