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SubjectRe: [RFC] Standard way of generating assembler offsets
"David S. Miller" wrote:
>
> From: Pantelis Antoniou <panto@intracom.gr>
> Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2001 12:35:27 +0300
>
> If anyone is interested I have already made a perl
> script that produces assembler offsets from structure
> members.
>
> It doesn't need to run native since it reads the
> header files, extract the structures and by using
> objdump calculates the offsets automatically.
>
> BTW, I assume you have already taken a look at how we
> do this on Sparc64. See arch/sparc64/kernel/check_asm.sh
> and the "check_asm" target in arch/sparc64/kernel/Makefile
>
> It also works in all cross-compilation etc. environments.
> And I bet it would work on every platform with very minimal
> changes, if any.
>
> Franks a lot,
> David S. Miller
> davem@redhat.com

I've look at your script and it kinda flew over my head.

Would you mind explain this a bit?

Thanks
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