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Re: [IDE] Fix build bug

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: [IDE] Fix build bug
From: Sam Ravnborg <>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 16:13:05 +0200
Cc: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>, Andrew Morton <>,,,
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On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 02:53:34PM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
>   CC      drivers/ide/pci/generic.o
> drivers/ide/pci/generic.c:52: error: __setup_str_ide_generic_all_on causes a
> +section type conflict
> This sort of build error is becoming a regular issue.  Either all or non
> of the elements that go into a particular section of a compilation unit
> need to be const.  Or an error may result such as in this case if
> CONFIG_HOTPLUG is unset.
So we can avoid this if we invent a __constinitdata tag that uses
a new section?
I ask mainly to understand this error - not that I am that found
of the idea.


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