[PATCH 18/27] mtd: bcm63xxpart: remove MODULE_LICENSE in non-modules

Nick Alcock nick.alcock at oracle.com
Fri Feb 24 07:08:02 PST 2023

Since commit 8b41fc4454e ("kbuild: create modules.builtin without
Makefile.modbuiltin or tristate.conf"), MODULE_LICENSE declarations
are used to identify modules. As a consequence, uses of the macro
in non-modules will cause modprobe to misidentify their containing
object file as a module when it is not (false positives), and modprobe
might succeed rather than failing with a suitable error message.

So remove it in the files in this commit, none of which can be built as

Signed-off-by: Nick Alcock <nick.alcock at oracle.com>
Suggested-by: Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof at kernel.org>
Cc: Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof at kernel.org>
Cc: linux-modules at vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org
Cc: Hitomi Hasegawa <hasegawa-hitomi at fujitsu.com>
Cc: Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal at bootlin.com>
Cc: Richard Weinberger <richard at nod.at>
Cc: Vignesh Raghavendra <vigneshr at ti.com>
Cc: linux-mtd at lists.infradead.org
 drivers/mtd/parsers/bcm63xxpart.c | 1 -
 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/mtd/parsers/bcm63xxpart.c b/drivers/mtd/parsers/bcm63xxpart.c
index b15bdadaedb5..6e7b1ae8f58f 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/parsers/bcm63xxpart.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/parsers/bcm63xxpart.c
@@ -164,7 +164,6 @@ static struct mtd_part_parser bcm63xx_cfe_parser = {
 MODULE_AUTHOR("Daniel Dickinson <openwrt at cshore.neomailbox.net>");
 MODULE_AUTHOR("Florian Fainelli <florian at openwrt.org>");
 MODULE_AUTHOR("Mike Albon <malbon at openwrt.org>");

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