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authorMatthias Maennich <maennich@google.com>2019-09-06 11:32:31 +0100
committerJessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>2019-09-10 10:30:38 +0200
commit1d082773ff30e97c8bc10b65c4aa0d073664caac (patch)
tree44d4280e8bee575c119e624589e00130d5c7744e /.gitignore
parent8e2adc6a00cd96c07fcfa8adfbedbb4be681b8a7 (diff)
downloadlinux-1d082773ff30e97c8bc10b65c4aa0d073664caac.tar.gz
modpost: add support for generating namespace dependencies
This patch adds an option to modpost to generate a <module>.ns_deps file per module, containing the namespace dependencies for that module. E.g. if the linked module my-module.ko would depend on the symbol myfunc.MY_NS in the namespace MY_NS, the my-module.ns_deps file created by modpost would contain the entry MY_NS to express the namespace dependency of my-module imposed by using the symbol myfunc. These files can subsequently be used by static analysis tools (like coccinelle scripts) to address issues with missing namespace imports. A later patch of this series will introduce such a script 'nsdeps' and a corresponding make target to automatically add missing MODULE_IMPORT_NS() definitions to the module's sources. For that it uses the information provided in the generated .ns_deps files. Co-developed-by: Martijn Coenen <maco@android.com> Signed-off-by: Martijn Coenen <maco@android.com> Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> Signed-off-by: Matthias Maennich <maennich@google.com> Signed-off-by: Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>
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*.lzo
*.mod
*.mod.c
+*.ns_deps
*.o
*.o.*
*.order