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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] markers-linker-generic
    On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 06:36:58PM -0400, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
    > Defines the linker marcro EXTRA_RWDATA for marker data section. It
    > puts the marker data in a separate section that will not pollute the
    > normal .data section, which minimize the cache impact. Markers need such
    > a special section because they define a lot of spreaded and small data
    > structures at multiple sites.
    >
    > This patch also creates the __markers_strings section (ro marker
    > strings) and makes sure the __markers section is aligned by putting it
    > before the __ksymtab_strings (not after).

    What's this marker stuff about?

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