Re: [PATCH 08/27] modpost: traverse modules in order

From: Nick Desaulniers
Date: Tue Apr 26 2022 - 12:52:06 EST

On Sun, Apr 24, 2022 at 12:09 PM Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Currently, modpost manages modules in a singly liked list; it adds a new


> node to the head, and traverses the list from new to old.
> It works, but the error messages are shown in the reverse order.
> If you have a Makefile like this:
> obj-m += foo.o bar.o
> then, modpost shows error messages in bar.o, foo.o, in this order.
> Use a doubly linked list to keep the order in modules.order; use
> list_add_tail() for the node addition and list_for_each_entry() for
> the list traverse.
> Now that the kernel's list macros have been imported to modpost, I will
> use them actively going forward.
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@xxxxxxxxxx>

Thanks for the patch!
Reviewed-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@xxxxxxxxxx>
~Nick Desaulniers