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Date:   Sun, 03 Jan 2021 16:43:55 +0000
From:   Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org>
To:     Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...nel.org>
Cc:     Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>,
        Will Deacon <will@...nel.org>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        James Morse <james.morse@....com>,
        Julien Thierry <julien.thierry.kdev@...il.com>,
        Suzuki K Poulose <suzuki.poulose@....com>,
        David Brazdil <dbrazdil@...gle.com>,
        Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>,
        Sean Christopherson <seanjc@...gle.com>,
        Andrew Scull <ascull@...gle.com>,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, kvmarm@...ts.cs.columbia.edu,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] KVM: arm64: remove incorrect __init annotation

On Sun, 03 Jan 2021 14:00:50 +0000,
Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...nel.org> wrote:
> 
> From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
> 
> When hyp_cpu_pm_exit() is not inlined, it causes a link time warning:
> 
> WARNING: modpost: vmlinux.o(.text+0x39974): Section mismatch in reference from the function kvm_arch_init() to the function .init.text:hyp_cpu_pm_exit()
> The function kvm_arch_init() references
> the function __init hyp_cpu_pm_exit().
> This is often because kvm_arch_init lacks a __init
> annotation or the annotation of hyp_cpu_pm_exit is wrong.
> 
> This is not only called at boot time, so remove the annotation
> to prevent undefined behavior in case it gets called after being
> freed.

It *is* only called at boot time (despite these functions being called
from module_init(), KVM cannot be built as a module on arm64).

The annotations are wrong nonetheless.

> 
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>

Posted here [1], and queued for the next batch of fixes.

	M.

[1] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-arm-kernel/20201223120854.255347-1-maz@kernel.org

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