modpost: restore the warning message for missing symbol versions

This log message was accidentally chopped off.

I was wondering why this happened, but checking the ML log, Mark
precisely followed my suggestion [1].

I just used "..." because I was too lazy to type the sentence fully.
Sorry for the confusion.


Fixes: 4a6795933a89 ("kbuild: modpost: Explicitly warn about unprototyped symbols")
Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <>
Acked-by: Mark Brown <>
Reviewed-by: Nick Desaulniers <>
diff --git a/scripts/mod/modpost.c b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
index d10f93a..ed9d056 100644
--- a/scripts/mod/modpost.c
+++ b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
@@ -674,7 +674,7 @@
 	unsigned int crc;
 	if (sym->st_shndx == SHN_UNDEF) {
-		warn("EXPORT symbol \"%s\" [%s%s] version ...\n"
+		warn("EXPORT symbol \"%s\" [%s%s] version generation failed, symbol will not be versioned.\n"
 		     "Is \"%s\" prototyped in <asm/asm-prototypes.h>?\n",
 		     symname, mod->name, mod->is_vmlinux ? "" : ".ko",