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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/7] kprobes: Support probing module __exit function
    On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 03:56:58PM -0500, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
    > Allows kprobes to probe __exit routine.
    > This adds flags member to struct kprobe. When module is freed(kprobes hooks
    > module_notifier to get this event), kprobes which probe the functions in
    > that module are set to "Gone" flag to the flags member. These "Gone" probes
    > are never be enabled.
    > Users can check the GONE flag through debugfs.
    > This also removes mod_refcounted, because we couldn't free a module if
    > kprobe incremented the refcount of that module.
    > Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <>

    Acked-by: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <>

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