compat: backport adding of __ref, __refdata, __refconst
authorLuis R. Rodriguez <>
Mon, 2 Apr 2012 18:02:56 +0000 (11:02 -0700)
committerLuis R. Rodriguez <>
Mon, 2 Apr 2012 18:03:42 +0000 (11:03 -0700)
This backports:

commit 312b1485fb509c9bc32eda28ad29537896658cb8
Author: Sam Ravnborg <>
Date:   Mon Jan 28 20:21:15 2008 +0100

    Introduce new section reference annotations tags: __ref, __refdata, __refconst

Fixes compilation on 2.6.24 of drivers who use these.

mcgrof@tux ~/compat (git::master)$ ckmake
Trying kernel                  3.3.0-030300rc2-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                     3.2.2-030202-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                    3.1.10-030110-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                    3.0.18-030018-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                  2.6.39-02063904-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                        2.6.38-13-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                  2.6.38-02063808-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                  2.6.37-02063706-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                  2.6.36-02063604-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                  2.6.35-02063512-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                  2.6.34-02063410-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                  2.6.33-02063305-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                  2.6.32-02063255-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                        2.6.31-22-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                  2.6.31-02063113-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                  2.6.30-02063010-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                  2.6.29-02062906-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                  2.6.28-02062810-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                    2.6.27-020627-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                    2.6.26-020626-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                    2.6.25-020625-generic [OK]
Trying kernel                    2.6.24-020624-generic [OK]

Signed-off-by: Luis R. Rodriguez <>

index 184501c..d4fb4a0 100644 (file)
 #include <linux/pci.h>
 #include <linux/in.h>
 #include <linux/errno.h>
+#include <linux/init.h>
+ * Backports 312b1485fb509c9bc32eda28ad29537896658cb8
+ * Author: Sam Ravnborg <>
+ * Date:   Mon Jan 28 20:21:15 2008 +0100
+ * 
+ * Introduce new section reference annotations tags: __ref, __refdata, __refconst
+ */
+#define __ref          __init_refok
+#define __refdata      __initdata_refok
+#define __ref          __exit_refok
  * backports 2658fa803111dae1353602e7f586de8e537803e2