Re: [PATCH] fbdev: work around old compiler bug

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Mon Jun 22 2009 - 05:39:38 EST

On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 06:34:15PM +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Jun 2009 18:04:20 +1000 Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > When building with a 4.1.x compiler on powerpc64 (at least) we get
> > this error:
> Ignore this, it causes more problems:
> drivers/video/logo/logo_linux_clut224.c:548: error: logo_linux_clut224_clut causes a section type conflict
> I'll work on a better solution.

I have no time to experiemnt atm.
But I have seen this before.
It happens when we mix up const and non-const stuff.

I would assume the simple solution is to replace _initconst with _initdata
for all users.
If you get it to work with powerpc then it works for everyone (or so it is usually).

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