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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 00/16] ftrace for MIPS
On Mon, 16 Nov 2009, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 02:30:31PM +0800, Wu Zhangjin wrote:
>
> Time to talk about how to get the whole thing merged.
>
> I'm reasonably happy with the arch part of the patchset. There are two
> remaining issues in the arch part - cache flushing will not work as is on
> a SMP system and the whole code patching is going to fail if the kernel
> text is replicated with CONFIG_REPLICATE_KTEXT which is an IP27-only option.
>
> I suggest we should go ahready and just disallow dynamic ftrace on on
> these problematic configurations for now and deal with them later, so
> something like
>
> select HAVE_DYNAMIC_FTRACE if !SMP && !REPLICATE_KTEXT

Makes sense.

> This leaves the non-arch bits to merge; patches which touch code outside
> of arch/mips are:

I'm going to comment on the patches.

Thanks,

tglx


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