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Date:	Sat, 1 Nov 2008 22:12:50 +0300
From:	Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@...il.com>
To:	Al Viro <viro@....linux.org.uk>
Cc:	torvalds@...ux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	jgarzik@...ox.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] el3_common_init() should be __devinit, not __init

On Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 06:20:19PM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> -static int __init el3_common_init(struct net_device *dev)
> +static int __devinit el3_common_init(struct net_device *dev)

Al, here is much better patch:

--- a/include/linux/init.h
+++ b/include/linux/init.h
@@ -83,20 +83,20 @@
 #define __exit          __section(.exit.text) __exitused __cold
 
 /* Used for HOTPLUG */
-#define __devinit        __section(.devinit.text) __cold
-#define __devinitdata    __section(.devinit.data)
-#define __devinitconst   __section(.devinit.rodata)
-#define __devexit        __section(.devexit.text) __exitused __cold
-#define __devexitdata    __section(.devexit.data)
-#define __devexitconst   __section(.devexit.rodata)
+#define __devinit        __cold
+#define __devinitdata
+#define __devinitconst
+#define __devexit        __exitused __cold
+#define __devexitdata
+#define __devexitconst
 
 /* Used for HOTPLUG_CPU */
-#define __cpuinit        __section(.cpuinit.text) __cold
-#define __cpuinitdata    __section(.cpuinit.data)
-#define __cpuinitconst   __section(.cpuinit.rodata)
-#define __cpuexit        __section(.cpuexit.text) __exitused __cold
-#define __cpuexitdata    __section(.cpuexit.data)
-#define __cpuexitconst   __section(.cpuexit.rodata)
+#define __cpuinit        __cold
+#define __cpuinitdata
+#define __cpuinitconst
+#define __cpuexit        __cold
+#define __cpuexitdata
+#define __cpuexitconst
 
 /* Used for MEMORY_HOTPLUG */
 #define __meminit        __section(.meminit.text) __cold
@@ -115,13 +115,13 @@
 #define __INITRODATA	.section	".init.rodata","a"
 #define __FINITDATA	.previous
 
-#define __DEVINIT        .section	".devinit.text", "ax"
-#define __DEVINITDATA    .section	".devinit.data", "aw"
-#define __DEVINITRODATA  .section	".devinit.rodata", "a"
+#define __DEVINIT
+#define __DEVINITDATA
+#define __DEVINITRODATA
 
-#define __CPUINIT        .section	".cpuinit.text", "ax"
-#define __CPUINITDATA    .section	".cpuinit.data", "aw"
-#define __CPUINITRODATA  .section	".cpuinit.rodata", "a"
+#define __CPUINIT
+#define __CPUINITDATA
+#define __CPUINITRODATA
 
 #define __MEMINIT        .section	".meminit.text", "ax"
 #define __MEMINITDATA    .section	".meminit.data", "aw"
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