Re: [PATCH] scripts: modpost: Remove numeric suffix pattern matching

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Wed Jul 09 2014 - 16:48:13 EST

On Wed, Jul 09, 2014 at 11:41:48AM +0200, Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
> For several years, the pattern "foo$" has effectively been treated as
> equivalent to "foo" due to a bug in the (misnamed) helper
> number_prefix(). This hasn't been observed to cause any problems, so
> remove the broken $ functionality and change all foo$ patterns to foo.
> Signed-off-by: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> Sam, was this what you meant? Otherwise, I'd be more than happy to
> leave the issue to someone else.
Exactly - thanks.
Acked-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

Rusty - I assume you pick this up and channel it through the module tree.

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