[PATCH 1/2] treewide: rework linker symbol declarations in sections header

Tom Rini trini at konsulko.com
Wed Aug 9 19:17:18 CEST 2023

On Thu, Aug 03, 2023 at 09:47:16AM +0800, Shiji Yang wrote:

> 1. Convert all linker symbols to char[] type so that we can get the
>    corresponding address by calling array name 'var' or its address
>    '&var'. In this way, we can avoid some potential issues[1].
> 2. Remove unused symbol '_TEXT_BASE'. It has been abandoned and has
>    not been referenced by any source code.
> 3. Move '__data_end' to the arch x86's own sections header as it's
>    only used by x86 arch.
> 4. Remove some duplicate declared linker symbols. Now we use the
>    standard header file to declare them.
> [1] This patch fixes the boot failure on MIPS target. Error log:
> SPL: Image overlaps SPL
> Fixes: 1b8a1be1a1f1 ("spl: spl_legacy: Fix spl_end address")
> Signed-off-by: Shiji Yang <yangshiji66 at outlook.com>
> Reviewed-by: Tom Rini <trini at konsulko.com>

Applied to u-boot/next, thanks!

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