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SubjectRe: [PATCH 08/10] ftrace: Align __mcount_loc sections

On Fri, 7 Nov 2008, Steven Rostedt wrote:

> Impact: alignment option for script
> Align the __mcount_loc sections so that architectures with strict
> alignment requirements need not worry about performing unaligned
> accesses.
> This fixes an issue where I was seeing unaligned accesses, which are not
> supported on our architecture (the results of an unaligned access are
> undefined).
> Signed-off-by: Matt Fleming <>
> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <>

Hmm, I have Matt as the Author in my git repository, but when I did the
git format-patch and sent this off via quilt, it removed him as the author

I may need to write a script to force the From line to be shown in the
output files.

Here's the top of that file in my quilt tree that was produced:

From 5c681e0fbbcecae2f446a5cce2d3556a536f9719 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Matt Fleming <>
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2008 13:26:25 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] ftrace: Align __mcount_loc sections
Impact: alignment option for script

Ingo, If you pull this from my git tree, it will keep the authorship


-- Steve

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