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Date:   Wed, 16 Dec 2020 15:20:06 +0900
From:   Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@...nel.org>
To:     Quentin Perret <qperret@...gle.com>
Cc:     Michal Marek <michal.lkml@...kovi.net>,
        Linux Kbuild mailing list <linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        "Cc: Android Kernel" <kernel-team@...roid.com>,
        Matthias Maennich <maennich@...gle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] modpost: turn static exports into error

On Wed, Dec 2, 2020 at 1:52 AM Quentin Perret <qperret@...gle.com> wrote:
>
> Using EXPORT_SYMBOL*() on static functions is fundamentally wrong.
> Modpost currently reports that as a warning, but clearly this is not a
> pattern we should allow, and all in-tree occurences should have been
> fixed by now. So, promote the warn() message to error() to make sure
> this never happens again.
>
> Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
> Reviewed-by: Matthias Maennich <maennich@...gle.com>
> Signed-off-by: Quentin Perret <qperret@...gle.com>
>
> ---
> v2: now depends on 20201201103418.675850-2-masahiroy@...nel.org

Applied to linux-kbuild. Thanks.


> ---
>  scripts/mod/modpost.c | 6 +++---
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/scripts/mod/modpost.c b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
> index 43e00867623a..5562526c8c32 100644
> --- a/scripts/mod/modpost.c
> +++ b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
> @@ -2648,9 +2648,9 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
>
>                 for (s = symbolhash[n]; s; s = s->next) {
>                         if (s->is_static)
> -                               warn("\"%s\" [%s] is a static %s\n",
> -                                    s->name, s->module->name,
> -                                    export_str(s->export));
> +                               error("\"%s\" [%s] is a static %s\n",
> +                                     s->name, s->module->name,
> +                                     export_str(s->export));
>                 }
>         }
>
> --
> 2.29.2.454.gaff20da3a2-goog
>


-- 
Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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