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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/5] [PATCH 2/5] tracing: export symbols for kernel lock tracepoints
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On Tue, 2009-10-13 at 22:43 +0200, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 04:33:51PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > From: Steven Rostedt <srostedt@redhat.com>
> >
> > The big kernel lock tracepoints are used inside modules and they need
> > to be exported accordingly.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
> > ---
> > lib/kernel_lock.c | 2 ++
> > 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/lib/kernel_lock.c b/lib/kernel_lock.c
> > index 4ebfa5a..76f05bc 100644
> > --- a/lib/kernel_lock.c
> > +++ b/lib/kernel_lock.c
> > @@ -139,3 +139,5 @@ void __lockfunc _unlock_kernel(const char *func, const char *file, int line)
> > EXPORT_SYMBOL(_lock_kernel);
> > EXPORT_SYMBOL(_unlock_kernel);
> >
> > +EXPORT_TRACEPOINT_SYMBOL(lock_kernel);
> > +EXPORT_TRACEPOINT_SYMBOL(unlock_kernel);
> > --
>
>
> I remember when you showed me this patch, and it fixed a real
> issue because we had the tracepoint call in smp_lock.h:
>
> #define lock_kernel() \
> trace_lock_kernel(__FUNC__, __FILE__, __LINE__); \
> _lock_kernel(); \
>
> So indeed the modules needed this missing export. But I had
> to move the tracepoint calls to lib/kernel_lock.c instead,
> because we had very bad headers dependencies.
>
> So it's not needed anymore.

Ah, I missed that change. I've had this queued up for a while.

Ingo, want me to rebase and remove this patch?

-- Steve




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