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authorValentin Rothberg <valentinrothberg@gmail.com>2014-10-13 15:51:38 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-10-14 02:18:14 +0200
commit8a6f0b47dad5f8653f2f6ca6360f9f97b8113571 (patch)
tree3a7c8a862c4a876da753831ce99a8189f30ca763 /lib
parent6de8ab68bc30da75116209d818c75497bdaed09d (diff)
lib: rename TEST_MODULE to TEST_LKM
The "_MODULE" suffix is reserved for tristates compiled as loadable kernel modules (LKM). The "TEST_MODULE" feature thereby violates this convention. The feature is used to compile the lib/test_module.c kernel module. Sadly this convention is not made explicit, but the Kconfig code documents it. The following code (./scripts/kconfig/confdata.c) is used to generate the autoconf.h header file during the build process. When a feature is selected as a kernel module ('m'), it is suffixed with "_MODULE" to indicate it. switch (*value) { case 'n': break; case 'm': suffix = "_MODULE"; /* fall through */ This causes problems for static code analysis, which assumes a consistent use of the "_MODULE" suffix. This patch renames the feature and its reference in a Makefile to "TEST_LKM", which still expresses the test of a LKM. Signed-off-by: Valentin Rothberg <valentinrothberg@gmail.com> Cc: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'lib')
2 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/lib/Kconfig.debug b/lib/Kconfig.debug
index e7ad58c5fbeb..4e35a5d767ed 100644
--- a/lib/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/lib/Kconfig.debug
@@ -1648,7 +1648,7 @@ config DMA_API_DEBUG
If unsure, say N.
+config TEST_LKM
tristate "Test module loading with 'hello world' module"
default n
depends on m
diff --git a/lib/Makefile b/lib/Makefile
index eb95e0fdcca5..7512dc978f18 100644
--- a/lib/Makefile
+++ b/lib/Makefile
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ obj-y += string_helpers.o
obj-$(CONFIG_TEST_STRING_HELPERS) += test-string_helpers.o
obj-y += kstrtox.o
obj-$(CONFIG_TEST_KSTRTOX) += test-kstrtox.o
-obj-$(CONFIG_TEST_MODULE) += test_module.o
+obj-$(CONFIG_TEST_LKM) += test_module.o
obj-$(CONFIG_TEST_USER_COPY) += test_user_copy.o
obj-$(CONFIG_TEST_BPF) += test_bpf.o
obj-$(CONFIG_TEST_FIRMWARE) += test_firmware.o

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