Re: Linux 4.9.180 build fails with gcc 9 and 'cleanup_module' specifies less restrictive attribute than its target â

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Jun 06 2019 - 15:03:17 EST

On Thu, Jun 06, 2019 at 08:25:28PM +0200, Miguel Ojeda wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 6, 2019 at 5:29 PM Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > And if you want this, you should look at how the backports to 4.14.y
> > worked, they did not include a3f8a30f3f00 ("Compiler Attributes: use
> > feature checks instead of version checks"), as that gets really messy...
> I am confused -- I interpreted Rolf's message as reporting that he
> already successfully built 4.9 by applying a6e60d84989f
> ("include/linux/module.h: copy __init/__exit attrs to
> init/cleanup_module") and manually fixing it up. But maybe I am
> completely wrong... :-)

"manually fixing it up" means "hacked it to pieces" to me, I have no
idea what the end result really was :)

If someone wants to send me some patches I can actually apply, that
would be best...


greg k-h