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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 1/7] livepatch: Use lists to manage patches, objects and functions
On Tue, 6 Feb 2018, Petr Mladek wrote:

> From: Jason Baron <>
> Currently klp_patch contains a pointer to a statically allocated array of
> struct klp_object and struct klp_objects contains a pointer to a statically
> allocated array of klp_func. In order to allow for the dynamic allocation
> of objects and functions, link klp_patch, klp_object, and klp_func together
> via linked lists. This allows us to more easily allocate new objects and
> functions, while having the iterator be a simple linked list walk.
> The static structures are added to the lists early. It allows to add
> the dynamically allocated objects before klp_init_object() and
> klp_init_func() calls. Therefore it reduces the further changes
> to the code.
> Also klp_init_*_list() functions are split because they will
> be used when adding the dynamically allocated structures.
> This patch does not change the existing behavior.
> Signed-off-by: Jason Baron <>
> [ Initialize lists before init calls]
> Signed-off-by: Petr Mladek <>
> Cc: Josh Poimboeuf <>
> Cc: Jessica Yu <>
> Cc: Jiri Kosina <>
> Cc: Miroslav Benes <>

Acked-by: Miroslav Benes <>


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