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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] jump label: update for .39
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On Thu, 2011-03-10 at 13:20 -0500, Jason Baron wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 01:04:01PM -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> Now its up to the linker to decide where to place that element. Can we
> > guarantee that it will always be on an 8 byte boundery?
> > Hmm, I wonder if we could add a .ALIGN sizeof(long) before that?
> >
>
> we can. Sparc does it, see: arch/sparc/include/asm/jump_label.h.
>
> So I guess it would be .align 8 for 64-bit and .align 4 for 32-bit...

Now what about the vmlinux.ld? That has a align 8. Is that a one time
short (align to 8 bytes here), or will it carry through aligning the
rest of the section. If not, perhaps we may be OK.

-- Steve




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