[2/2,v3] mtd/uclinux: add a comment about why uclinux_ram_map must not be static

Message ID 1357835498-23904-2-git-send-email-u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de
State New, archived
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Uwe Kleine-König Jan. 10, 2013, 4:31 p.m.
I was (at least) the second person trying to fix a warning by sparse, so
document in the code why this is a bad idea and add an extern declaration to
make sparse happy.

Signed-off-by: Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
Acked-by: Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org>
Acked-by: Greg Ungerer <gerg@uclinux.org>
Changes since v2, sent with
Message-Id: 1350027693-19528-2-git-send-email-u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de:

- note in the commit log that an extern declaration was added for sparse

 drivers/mtd/maps/uclinux.c |    6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)


diff --git a/drivers/mtd/maps/uclinux.c b/drivers/mtd/maps/uclinux.c
index b3a9c54..fe1c83c 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/maps/uclinux.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/maps/uclinux.c
@@ -23,6 +23,12 @@ 
+ * Blackfin uses uclinux_ram_map during startup, so it must not be static.
+ * Provide a dummy declaration to make sparse happy.
+ */
+extern struct map_info uclinux_ram_map;
 struct map_info uclinux_ram_map = {
 	.size = 0,