[PATCH v2] drivers/tty/hvc: don't use module_init in non-modular hyp. console code
david.vrabel at citrix.com
Thu Jan 16 21:47:36 EST 2014
On 15/01/14 21:35, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> The HVC_OPAL/RTAS/UDBG/XEN options are all bool, and hence their support
> is either present or absent. It will never be modular, so using
> module_init as an alias for __initcall is rather misleading.
> Fix this up now, so that we can relocate module_init from
> init.h into module.h in the future. If we don't do this, we'd
> have to add module.h to obviously non-modular code, and that
> would be a worse thing.
> Note that direct use of __initcall is discouraged, vs. one
> of the priority categorized subgroups. As __initcall gets
> mapped onto device_initcall, our use of device_initcall
> directly in this change means that the runtime impact is
> zero -- it will remain at level 6 in initcall ordering.
> Also the __exitcall functions have been outright deleted since
> they are only ever of interest to UML, and UML will never be
> using any of this code.
For the hvc_xen changes
Acked-by: David Vrabel <david.vrabel at citrix.com>
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