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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove unneeded symbols from System.map
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On Thu, 21 Sep 2000 19:49:59 -0400, 
Brian Gerst <bgerst@didntduck.org> wrote:
>Currently, System.map contains a significant number of automatically
>generated symbols. These symbols are unnecessary for debugging since
>they represent individual elements of the exported symbol and PCI device
>tables, yet represent about 60% of the symbols in System.map. This
>patch adds a filter to remove these symbols.

Please do not apply. The size of System.map is almost irrelevant.
Having the __kstrtab_ and __ksymtab_ symbols in the map helps when
debugging EXPORT_SYMBOL problems. I expect that other people find the
__device entries to be useful.

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