Re: [PATCH] modpost: add .text.fixup to OTHER_TEXT_SECTIONS
From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Wed Apr 15 2015 - 06:41:46 EST
On Wednesday 15 April 2015 11:48:31 Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> Two correct patches for the 4.1 release clashed in a way that
> caused modpost to fail badly, with hundreds warnings like
> WARNING: vmlinux.o(__ex_table+0x1014): Section mismatch in reference from the (unknown reference) (unknown) to the (unknown reference) .text.fixup:(unknown)
> The fix, as suggested by the warnings, is to add the new .text.fixup
> section into the OTHER_TEXT_SECTIONS list.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> Fixes: 52dc0595d540 ("modpost: handle relocations mismatch in __ex_table")
> Fixes: c4a84ae39b4a ("ARM: 8322/1: keep .text and .fixup regions closer together")
> The mostpost patch has not made it into 4.1 yet, so it's probably best to
> add this fix on top of that to avoid breaking when Linus pulls it in.
Nevermind this patch, I'm way behind the times apparently, and multiple
improvements of the original code have made it in since it was broken.
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