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    SubjectRe: [PATCH last/many] x86: checking framework for correct use of ENTRY/PROC
    On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 12:17 PM, Alexander van Heukelum
    <> wrote:
    > [ DO NOT APPLY (yet...) At this point this patch will
    > just cause the build to abort due to annotation errors
    > found. ]
    > Introduce a checking framework to check correct pairing
    > of ENTRY/END and PROC/ENDPROC. It also checks that the
    > annotations are not nested. I have used the ideas and
    > most of the implementation from Cyrill Gorcunov who
    > introduced the framework to check for mismatching
    > KPROBE_ENTRY annotations, which was however soon made
    > obsolete by the removal of KPROBE_ENTRY/KPROBE_END.
    > Checks performed:
    > o END must terminate an ENTRY annotation
    > o ENDPROC must terminate a PROC annotation
    > o ENTRY or PROC cannot be nested inside
    > another ENTRY or PROC section.
    > Finally the macro ENTRY_PROC_FINAL is introduced to
    > enable checking correct closing of PROC and ENTRY
    > sections at the end of assembly files.
    > Signed-off-by: Alexander van Heukelum <>
    > Cc: Cyrill Gorcunov <>

    Thanks Alexander!

    You know I think you meant __ASSEMBLY__ while
    were typing __ASSEMBLER__. Don't you? :)

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