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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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