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To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Remove __INIT_REFOK and __INITDATA_REFOK
From: Sam Ravnborg <>
Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2008 19:01:44 +0100
Cc: Andrew Morton <>,,
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On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 02:14:08PM +0000, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> Commit 312b1485fb509c9bc32eda28ad29537896658cb8 made __INIT_REFOK expand
> into .section .section ".ref.text", "ax".  Since the assembler doesn't
> tolerate stuttering in the source that broke all MIPS builds.
> Since with this change Sam downgraded __INIT_REFOK to just a backward
> compat thing and there being only a single use in the MIPS arch code the
> best solution is to delete both of __INIT_REFOK and __INITDATA_REFOK (which
> was equally broken) being unused anyway these can be deleted.
> Signed-off-by: Ralf Baechle <>

Thanks Ralf - applied.
And sorry for the MIPS breakage.


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