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Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2015 00:34:07 +0000
From: Russell King - ARM Linux <>
To: Tony Lindgren <>
Cc: Nicolas Pitre <>,
	Laura Abbott <>,
	Kees Cook <>, Arnd Bergmann <>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <>,
	Catalin Marinas <>,
	Will Deacon <>,
	LKML <>, Linux-MM <>,,,
	Laura Abbott <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] ARM: mm: flip priority of CONFIG_DEBUG_RODATA

On Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 04:11:22PM -0800, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> * Nicolas Pitre <> [151223 13:45]:
> > We fixed a bunch of similar issues where code was located in the .data 
> > section for ease of use from assembly code.  See commit b4e61537 and 
> > d0776aff for example.
> Thanks hey some assembly fun for the holidays :) I also need to check what
> all gets relocated to SRAM here.
> In any case, seems like the $subject patch is too intrusive for v4.5 at
> this point.

Given Christmas and an unknown time between that and the merge window
actually opening, I decided Tuesday would be the last day I take any
patches into my tree - and today would be the day that I drop anything
that causes problems.

So, I've already dropped this, so tomorrow's linux-next should not have
this change.

You'll still see breakage if people enable RODATA though, but that's no
different from previous kernels.

RMK's Patch system:
FTTC broadband for 0.8mile line: currently at 9.6Mbps down 400kbps up
according to

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