Commit c2233116 authored by Raghavendra D Prabhu's avatar Raghavendra D Prabhu Committed by Linus Torvalds
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mm: avoid section mismatch warning for memblock_type_name

Following section mismatch warning is thrown during build;

    WARNING: vmlinux.o(.text+0x32408f): Section mismatch in reference from the function memblock_type_name() to the variable
    The function memblock_type_name() references
    the variable __meminitdata memblock.
    This is often because memblock_type_name lacks a __meminitdata
    annotation or the annotation of memblock is wrong.

This is because memblock_type_name makes reference to memblock variable
with attribute __meminitdata.  Hence, the warning (even if the function is

[ remove inline]
Signed-off-by: default avatarRaghavendra D Prabhu <>
Cc: Tejun Heo <>
Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 3e648ebe
......@@ -41,7 +41,8 @@ static int memblock_memory_in_slab __initdata_memblock = 0;
static int memblock_reserved_in_slab __initdata_memblock = 0;
/* inline so we don't get a warning when pr_debug is compiled out */
static inline const char *memblock_type_name(struct memblock_type *type)
static __init_memblock const char *
memblock_type_name(struct memblock_type *type)
if (type == &memblock.memory)
return "memory";
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