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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] ftrace: to kill a daemon
On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 03:26:42PM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > This doesn't seem any less complex than what I did. With this, I would
> > have to come up with another way to handle modules. This will make
> > things a lot more complex.
>
> The scheme you've implemented can apply fine to a .ko file after it's made.
> They are just .o's really. It is presumably faster to do one step per
> final .ko rather than many tiny ones (per source file).
>
> That might be a benefit to doing it all at the end for vmlinux too. I
> think the best way would be to have a vmlinux.o that we actually use in the
> link, rather than just analyzing and discarding. Then you can just do your
> existing hack on vmlinux.o before it's linked into vmlinux.
I have patches to actually use vmlinux.o as part of the link process,
but as I hit some subtle issues with um and sparc they are not
yet ready. I plan to dust them off again and fix up the sparc and
um issues but that is not this month.

Sam


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