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SubjectRe: [PATCH] modpost: Ignore ARC specific non-alloc sections
On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 04:17:20PM +0530, Vineet Gupta wrote:
> ARC relocatable object files contain one/more .gnu.linkonce.arcextmap.*
> sections (collated by kernel/ into .arcextmap in final link).
> This section is used by debuggers to display the extension instructions
> and need-not be loaded by target (hence !SHF_ALLOC)
> The final kernel binary only needs .arcextmap entry in modpost's ignore
> list (section_white_list[]). However when building modules, modpost scans
> each object file individually, hence tripping on non-aggregated
> .gnu.linkonce.arcextmap.* entries as well.

The list exist for this particular purpose.
So acked.

> Thus need for the 2 entires !
> Signed-off-by: Vineet Gupta <>
Acked-by: Sam Ravnborg <>


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