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Date:   Mon, 25 Dec 2017 18:37:48 +0530
From:   arvindY <arvind.yadav.cs@...il.com>
To:     Russell King - ARM Linux <linux@...linux.org.uk>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/11] constify gpio_led

Hi Ressell,

On Saturday 23 December 2017 03:43 PM, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 02:17:41PM +0530, Arvind Yadav wrote:
>> gpio_led are not supposed to change at runtime.
>> struct gpio_led_platform_data working with const gpio_led
>> provided by <linux/leds.h>. So mark the non-const structs
>> as const.
> Marking the structs as const is fine, but marking them __initconst is
> not.  The GPIO LED driver can be built as a module, which means it can
> be loaded after the init sections have gone away.  If that happens,
> then we de-reference the pointer to memory that has been freed.
>
> Please re-spin your patch set without the __initconst marking.
>
Thanks for reviewing, As per your comment, I will send updated
patch. Which will not include __initconst.

~arvind

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