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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/18] oprofile: rename kernel-wide identifiers
On 13.01.09 11:53:59, Maynard Johnson wrote:
> Robert Richter wrote:
> > This patch renames kernel-wide identifiers to something more oprofile
> > specific names.
> Are these oprofile-specific names going to be exported outside the oprofile kernel driver at some point? If not, I don't really see the need for these changes. Maybe I'm missing something . . .

These names are visible as symbols when compiling into the
kernel. There would be a collision with any other non-static variable
or function in any other file.

$ nm .build/oprofile-x86_64-standard.obj/vmlinux | grep oprofile_cpu_buffer_size
ffffffff808bf428 B oprofile_cpu_buffer_size

-Robert

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Operating System Research Center
email: robert.richter@amd.com



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