[PATCH] bus/omap_l3: avoid sync initcall for modules
gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Wed May 14 10:39:31 PDT 2014
On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 09:27:33AM -0700, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> * Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> [140513 08:13]:
> > On Monday 12 May 2014 15:20:07 Tony Lindgren wrote:
> > >
> > > How about instead let's add this into include/linux/module.h
> > > like we have for other initcalls:
> I mean include/linux/init.h naturally..
> > > #define postcore_initcall(fn) module_init(fn)
> > >
> > > There may be others missing too from there. BTW, this driver
> > > might be few of the drivers that actually might need to be
> > > initialized early for debugging to catch bad access from
> > > other drivers.
> > There is a comment above those defines saying:
> > /* Don't use these in loadable modules, but some people do... */
> > so I'm not sure if adding more would be appreciated.
> > Arnd
> Well "some" in that comment is probably an understatement :)
> $ git grep _initcall drivers/ | wc -l
> I did not look what percentage has tristate in the Kconfig,
> but that might keep some people from making loadable drivers.
> Greg, is the following patch something you may want to
> consider picking up?
Sure, is this needed to fix issues in 3.15-final, or is 3.16-rc1 ok?
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