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Re: [PATCH 00/12] Fix various section mismatches and build errors.

To: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/12] Fix various section mismatches and build errors.
From: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 08:14:24 -0700
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On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 08:58:19AM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> I think we should simply concentrate on __init and __exit; that's where
> most of the discard value lies and stop expending huge efforts on the
> __devX stuff which adds huge complexity for no real gain.

I have long felt that those __devX markings should just go away as they
cause nothing but problems and have no real gain as you point out.

greg k-h

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