On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 2:30 PM, Andrew Lunn <and...@lunn.ch> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 01:18:49PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> A section type mismatch warning shows up when building with LTO,
>> since orion_ge00_mvmdio_bus_name was put in __initconst but not marked
>> const itself:
>>
>> include/linux/of.h: In function 'spear_setup_of_timer':
>> arch/arm/mach-spear/time.c:207:34: error: 'timer_of_match' causes a section 
>> type conflict with 'orion_ge00_mvmdio_bus_name'
>>  static const struct of_device_id timer_of_match[] __initconst = {
>>                                   ^
>> arch/arm/plat-orion/common.c:475:32: note: 'orion_ge00_mvmdio_bus_name' was 
>> declared here
>>  static __initconst const char *orion_ge00_mvmdio_bus_name = "orion-mii";
>>                                 ^
>>
>> As pointed out by Andrew Lunn, it should in fact be 'const' but not
>> '__initconst' because the string is never copied but may be accessed
>> after the init sections are freed. To fix that, I get rid of the
>> extra symbol and rewrite the initialization in a simpler way that
>> assigns both the bus_id and modalias statically.
>>
>> I spotted another theoretical bug in the same place, where d->netdev[i]
>> may be an out of bounds access, this can be fixed by moving the device
>> assignment into the loop.
>>
>> Cc: sta...@vger.kernel.org
>> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <a...@arndb.de>
>
> Reviewed-by: Andrew Lunn <and...@lunn.ch>

Thanks, applied into fixes branch with your Reviewed-by tag now.

        Arnd

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