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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] reduce export symbol CRC table size on 64-bit archs
    On Fri, 2009-07-10 at 08:23 +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:

    > Actually I meanwhile think that module-init-tools can easily detect the changed
    > layout without any further kernel side adjustments: Since it is known that a
    > CRC always is a 32-bit value, simply checking whether the so-far-used 64-bit
    > value has more than 32 significant bits should suffice: If so, the new layout
    > is being used (with the symbol name starting at offset 4), else the old one is
    > in effect (name at offset 8). This ought to be a pretty trivial change to that
    > code.

    Agreed. That can be done. I won't get chance to do that until Sunday
    though because I'm about to be on a plane back from Tokyo to Boston and
    I expect a day of living hell with jetlag/email craziness.


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