Commit 857eceeb authored by Tim Abbott's avatar Tim Abbott Committed by Sam Ravnborg
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Add new __init_task_data macro to be used in arch init_task.c files.

This patch is preparation for replacing most ".data.init_task" in the
kernel with macros, so that the section name can later be changed
without having to touch a lot of the kernel.

The long-term goal here is to be able to change the kernel's magic
section names to those that are compatible with -ffunction-sections
-fdata-sections.  This requires renaming all magic sections with names
of the form "".
Signed-off-by: default avatarTim Abbott <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarSam Ravnborg <>
parent 39a449d9
......@@ -183,5 +183,8 @@ extern struct cred init_cred;
LIST_HEAD_INIT(cpu_timers[2]), \
/* Attach to the init_task data structure for proper alignment */
#define __init_task_data __attribute__((__section__(".data.init_task")))
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