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Date:	Fri, 18 May 2007 08:49:18 +0200
From:	Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>
To:	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, linux-arch@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	Russell King <rmk+kernel@....linux.org.uk>
Subject: [PATCH 01/14] kbuild: make modpost section warnings clearer

>From 4dba30ccfdb911b0810f6527de66b1515349d8c4 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Russell King <rmk+lkml@....linux.org.uk>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 23:03:25 +0100
Subject: [PATCH 01/14] kbuild: make modpost section warnings clearer

Change modpost section mismatch warnings to be less confusing;
model them on the binutils linker warnings which we all know how
to interpret.

Also, fix the wrong ordering of arguments for the final case -
fromsec and refsymname were reversed.

Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@....linux.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>
---
 scripts/mod/modpost.c |   33 ++++++++++++++++-----------------
 1 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)

diff --git a/scripts/mod/modpost.c b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
index 113dc77..acd28ab 100644
--- a/scripts/mod/modpost.c
+++ b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
@@ -885,29 +885,28 @@ static void warn_sec_mismatch(const char *modname, const char *fromsec,
 		return;
 
 	if (before && after) {
-		warn("%s - Section mismatch: reference to %s:%s from %s "
-		     "between '%s' (at offset 0x%llx) and '%s'\n",
-		     modname, secname, refsymname, fromsec,
+		warn("%s(%s+0x%llx): Section mismatch: reference to %s:%s "
+		     "(between '%s' and '%s')\n",
+		     modname, fromsec, (long long)r.r_offset,
+		     secname, refsymname,
 		     elf->strtab + before->st_name,
-		     (long long)r.r_offset,
 		     elf->strtab + after->st_name);
 	} else if (before) {
-		warn("%s - Section mismatch: reference to %s:%s from %s "
-		     "after '%s' (at offset 0x%llx)\n",
-		     modname, secname, refsymname, fromsec,
-		     elf->strtab + before->st_name,
-		     (long long)r.r_offset);
+		warn("%s(%s+0x%llx): Section mismatch: reference to %s:%s "
+		     "(after '%s')\n",
+		     modname, fromsec, (long long)r.r_offset,
+		     secname, refsymname,
+		     elf->strtab + before->st_name);
 	} else if (after) {
-		warn("%s - Section mismatch: reference to %s:%s from %s "
+		warn("%s(%s+0x%llx): Section mismatch: reference to %s:%s "
 		     "before '%s' (at offset -0x%llx)\n",
-		     modname, secname, refsymname, fromsec,
-		     elf->strtab + after->st_name,
-		     (long long)r.r_offset);
+		     modname, fromsec, (long long)r.r_offset,
+		     secname, refsymname,
+		     elf->strtab + after->st_name);
 	} else {
-		warn("%s - Section mismatch: reference to %s:%s from %s "
-		     "(offset 0x%llx)\n",
-		     modname, secname, fromsec, refsymname,
-		     (long long)r.r_offset);
+		warn("%s(%s+0x%llx): Section mismatch: reference to %s:%s\n",
+		     modname, fromsec, (long long)r.r_offset,
+		     secname, refsymname);
 	}
 }
 
-- 
1.5.1.rc3.20.gaa453

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