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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Linux Kernel Markers
    Karim Yaghmour wrote:
    > Martin J. Bligh wrote:
    >>Why don't we just copy the whole damned function somewhere else, and
    >>make an instrumented copy (as a kernel module)?
    > If you're going to go with that, then why not just use a comment-based
    > markup?

    Comment, marker macro, flat patch, don't care much. all would work.

    > Then your alternate copy gets to be generated from the same codebase.

    That was always the intent, or codebase + flat patch if really
    necessary. Sorry if that wasn't clear.

    > It also solves the inherent problem of decided on whether
    > a macro-based markup is far too intrusive, since you can mildly allow
    > yourself more verbosity in a comment. Not only that, but if it's
    > comment-based, it's even forseable, though maybe not desirable, than
    > *everything* that deals with this type of markup be maintained out
    > of tree (i.e. scripts generating alternate functions and all.)

    Not sure we need scripts, just a normal patch diff would do. I'm not
    sure any of this alters the markup debate much ... it just would seem
    to provide a simpler, faster, and more flexible way of hooking in than

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