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Date:   Sat, 11 Apr 2020 19:35:04 +0200
From:   Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>
To:     Leon Romanovsky <leon@...nel.org>
Cc:     "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Tom Lendacky <thomas.lendacky@....com>,
        Keyur Chudgar <keyur@...amperecomputing.com>,
        Don Fry <pcnet32@...ntier.com>,
        Veaceslav Falico <vfalico@...il.com>,
        Jay Vosburgh <j.vosburgh@...il.com>, linux-acenic@...site.dk,
        Maxime Ripard <mripard@...nel.org>,
        Heiko Stuebner <heiko@...ech.de>,
        Mark Einon <mark.einon@...il.com>,
        Chris Snook <chris.snook@...il.com>,
        linux-rockchip@...ts.infradead.org,
        Iyappan Subramanian <iyappan@...amperecomputing.com>,
        Igor Russkikh <irusskikh@...vell.com>,
        David Dillow <dave@...dillows.org>,
        Netanel Belgazal <netanel@...zon.com>,
        Quan Nguyen <quan@...amperecomputing.com>,
        Jay Cliburn <jcliburn@...il.com>,
        Lino Sanfilippo <LinoSanfilippo@....de>,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
        Andreas Larsson <andreas@...sler.com>,
        Andy Gospodarek <andy@...yhouse.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        Thor Thayer <thor.thayer@...ux.intel.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Ion Badulescu <ionut@...ula.org>,
        Arthur Kiyanovski <akiyano@...zon.com>,
        Jes Sorensen <jes@...ined-monkey.org>,
        nios2-dev@...ts.rocketboards.org, Chen-Yu Tsai <wens@...e.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net/3com/3c515: Fix MODULE_ARCH_VERMAGIC redefinition

On Sat, Apr 11, 2020 at 07:11:56PM +0300, Leon Romanovsky wrote:
> Probably, this is the right change, but I have a feeling that the right
> solution will be inside headers itself. It is a little bit strange that
> both very common kernel headers like module.h and vermagic.h are location
> dependant.

Judging by how only a couple of net drivers include vermagic.h directly,
doh, of course:

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/3c509.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/3c509.c
index b762176a1406..139d0120f511 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/3c509.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/3c509.c
@@ -85,7 +85,6 @@
 #include <linux/device.h>
 #include <linux/eisa.h>
 #include <linux/bitops.h>
-#include <linux/vermagic.h>
 
 #include <linux/uaccess.h>
 #include <asm/io.h>
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/3c515.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/3c515.c
index 90312fcd6319..47b4215bb93b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/3c515.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/3c515.c
@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@
 
 */
 
-#include <linux/vermagic.h>
 #define DRV_NAME		"3c515"
 
 #define CORKSCREW 1

---

Drivers include

#include <linux/module.h>

which includes

#include <asm/module.h>

which defines the arch-specific MODULE_ARCH_VERMAGIC.

Why did you need to include vermagic.h directly? i386 builds fine with
the vermagic.h includes removed or was it some other arches which needed
it?

Thx.

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

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