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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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