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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 07:28:41 +0100
From:	Andreas Bießmann <>
To:	Rusty Russell <>
CC:	Andreas Bießmann <>,,,
	Jochen Friedrich <>,
	Samuel Ortiz <>,
	"K. Y. Srinivasan" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mod/file2alias: make modpost compile on darwin again

On 23.02.12 00:08, Rusty Russell wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Feb 2012 22:55:35 +0100, Andreas Bießmann <> wrote:
>> commit e49ce14150c64b29a8dd211df785576fa19a9858 breaks cross compiling
>> the linux kernel on darwin hosts.
>> This fix introduce some minimal glue to adopt linker section handling
>> for darwin hosts.
> Really?


> Yes, I assumed an ELF host.  There's a portable way of doing this, but
> it's damn ugly (see

I stumbled over some other code snippet [1] when searching for a solution.

> Oh, and is wrong, the code was fine.

Sorry for that. I was running as dutiful patch submitter
and that complained. Should I provide another version with 'checkpatch'
adoptions changed back?

> If noone has strong opinions about this, I'll apply it.

Would be great. I guess this is a rare case (cross compiling on darwin
host) but at least I and some of my colleagues do it from time to time.

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