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

From: Rusty Russell
Date: Wed Jul 09 2014 - 21:25:18 EST

Sam Ravnborg <sam@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> 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.
> Sam

Done, thanks!

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