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Subject[PATCH] module: Use binary search in lookup_symbol()
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This work was supported by a hardware donation from the CE Linux Forum.

Signed-off-by: Alessio Igor Bogani <abogani@kernel.org>
---
kernel/module.c | 6 ++----
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/module.c b/kernel/module.c
index 6a34337..54355c5 100644
--- a/kernel/module.c
+++ b/kernel/module.c
@@ -2055,10 +2055,8 @@ static const struct kernel_symbol *lookup_symbol(const char *name,
const struct kernel_symbol *stop)
{
const struct kernel_symbol *ks = start;
- for (; ks < stop; ks++)
- if (strcmp(ks->name, name) == 0)
- return ks;
- return NULL;
+ return bsearch(name, start, stop - start,
+ sizeof(struct kernel_symbol), cmp_name);
}

static int is_exported(const char *name, unsigned long value,
--
1.7.4.1


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