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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2013-02-21 16:44:14 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-02-21 17:22:26 -0800
commit56e77d709df72eefe50ce97a701bd2d5614d0009 (patch)
tree6aaed6701b4dc7db919dd345afb9181466fbd277 /scripts/checkpatch.pl
parentdc1393130b026908c54d4538abbb5c2badbfabbe (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-56e77d709df72eefe50ce97a701bd2d5614d0009.tar.gz
checkpatch: warn on unnecessary __dev<foo> section markings
Get people to stop adding __devinit and __devexit section markings. Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Acked-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com> Cc: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'scripts/checkpatch.pl')
-rwxr-xr-xscripts/checkpatch.pl6
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index f9afd075e109..3dcfbc9c6db4 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -1931,6 +1931,12 @@ sub process {
"use the SSYNC() macro in asm/blackfin.h\n" . $herevet);
}
+# check for old HOTPLUG __dev<foo> section markings
+ if ($line =~ /\b(__dev(init|exit)(data|const|))\b/) {
+ WARN("HOTPLUG_SECTION",
+ "Using $1 is unnecessary\n" . $herecurr);
+ }
+
# Check for potential 'bare' types
my ($stat, $cond, $line_nr_next, $remain_next, $off_next,
$realline_next);