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Subject[PATCH 2/2] module: use bsearch in find_symbol_in_kernel_section.
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Signed-off-by: Tim Abbott <tabbott@ksplice.com>
---
kernel/module.c | 34 +++++++++++++++-------------------
1 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)
diff --git a/kernel/module.c b/kernel/module.c
index 9b19f23..25ff16b 100644
--- a/kernel/module.c
+++ b/kernel/module.c
@@ -55,6 +55,7 @@
#include <linux/async.h>
#include <linux/percpu.h>
#include <linux/kmemleak.h>
+#include <linux/bsearch.h>

#define CREATE_TRACE_POINTS
#include <trace/events/module.h>
@@ -209,31 +210,26 @@ struct symsearch {
#define symversion(base, idx) ((base != NULL) ? ((base) + (idx)) : NULL)
#endif

-/* binary search on sorted symbols */
+static int symbol_compare(const void *key, const void *elt)
+{
+ const char *str = key;
+ const struct kernel_symbol *sym = elt;
+ return strcmp(sym->name, str);
+}
+
static bool find_symbol_in_kernel_section(const struct symsearch *syms,
const char *name,
unsigned int *symnum)
{
- int lo = 0, hi = syms->stop - syms->start - 1;
- int mid, cmp;
-
- while (lo <= hi) {
- mid = (lo + hi) / 2;
- cmp = strcmp(syms->start[mid].name, name);
- if (cmp == 0) {
- *symnum = mid;
- return true;
- }
- else if (cmp < 0)
- hi = mid - 1;
- else
- lo = mid + 1;
- }
-
- return false;
+ const struct kernel_symbol *sym =
+ bsearch(name, syms->start, syms->stop - syms->start,
+ sizeof(*syms->start), symbol_compare);
+ if (sym == NULL)
+ return false;
+ *symnum = sym - syms->start;
+ return true;
}

-
static bool find_symbol_in_kernel(const char *name,
struct symsearch *sym,
unsigned int *symnum)
--
1.6.3.3


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