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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-10-28 15:13:55 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-10-28 15:13:55 -0700
commitc9e2a72ff1acfdffdecb338b3d997f90c507e665 (patch)
tree9be4b7e6a1cb90ffa86148a3937021118a5913c0 /scripts/mod/modpost.c
parent9aca0e7c8c3a8f1fa6e3058abc5465b0509f0f8e (diff)
parentd63f6d1b4d3ad0d88685a5f8eb1c3cac01ddd0db (diff)
Merge branch 'kbuild' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild-2.6
* 'kbuild' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild-2.6: initramfs: Fix build break on symbol-prefixed archs initramfs: fix initramfs size calculation initramfs: generalize initramfs_data.xxx.S variants scripts/kallsyms: Enable error messages while hush up unnecessary warnings scripts/setlocalversion: update comment kbuild: Use a single clean rule for kernel and external modules kbuild: Do not run make clean in $(srctree) scripts/mod/modpost.c: fix commentary accordingly to last changes kbuild: Really don't clean bounds.h and asm-offsets.h
Diffstat (limited to 'scripts/mod/modpost.c')
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/mod/modpost.c b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
index 1ec7158b6c1f..33122ca04e7c 100644
--- a/scripts/mod/modpost.c
+++ b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
@@ -1208,6 +1208,9 @@ static Elf_Sym *find_elf_symbol2(struct elf_info *elf, Elf_Addr addr,
* .cpuinit.data => __cpudata
* .memexitconst => __memconst
* etc.
+ *
+ * The memory of returned value has been allocated on a heap. The user of this
+ * method should free it after usage.
static char *sec2annotation(const char *s)
@@ -1230,7 +1233,7 @@ static char *sec2annotation(const char *s)
strcat(p, "data ");
strcat(p, " ");
- return r; /* we leak her but we do not care */
+ return r;
} else {
return strdup("");