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authorGideon Israel Dsouza <>2014-04-07 15:39:20 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <>2014-04-07 16:36:11 -0700
commit52f5684c8e1ec7463192aba8e2916df49807511a (patch)
treef8e6061de05014e89e58638f626831f2c38af971 /kernel/ksysfs.c
parentce816fa88cca083c47ab9000b2138a83043a78be (diff)
kernel: use macros from compiler.h instead of __attribute__((...))
To increase compiler portability there is <linux/compiler.h> which provides convenience macros for various gcc constructs. Eg: __weak for __attribute__((weak)). I've replaced all instances of gcc attributes with the right macro in the kernel subsystem. Signed-off-by: Gideon Israel Dsouza <> Cc: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <> Cc: Ingo Molnar <> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel/ksysfs.c')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/ksysfs.c b/kernel/ksysfs.c
index e660964086e2..2495a9b14ac8 100644
--- a/kernel/ksysfs.c
+++ b/kernel/ksysfs.c
@@ -18,6 +18,7 @@
#include <linux/stat.h>
#include <linux/sched.h>
#include <linux/capability.h>
+#include <linux/compiler.h>
#include <linux/rcupdate.h> /* rcu_expedited */
@@ -162,8 +163,8 @@ KERNEL_ATTR_RW(rcu_expedited);
* Make /sys/kernel/notes give the raw contents of our kernel .notes section.
-extern const void __start_notes __attribute__((weak));
-extern const void __stop_notes __attribute__((weak));
+extern const void __start_notes __weak;
+extern const void __stop_notes __weak;
#define notes_size (&__stop_notes - &__start_notes)
static ssize_t notes_read(struct file *filp, struct kobject *kobj,