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

Miquel Raynal miquel.raynal at bootlin.com
Tue Mar 7 11:23:02 PST 2023

On Fri, 2023-02-24 at 15:08:02 UTC, Nick Alcock wrote:
> 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
> modules.
> 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

Applied to https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mtd/linux.git mtd/next, thanks.


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