Re: [PATCH 1/7] Make section names compatible with -ffunction-sections -fdata-sections

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Sat Dec 06 2008 - 03:46:58 EST

Jeff Arnold <jbarnold@xxxxxxx> writes:

> From: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> This patch was originally written by Denys Vlasenko, but it has been
> substantially modified by Anders Kaseorg and Tim Abbott to update it
> to apply to the current kernel and fix bugs. Any bugs were added by
> Anders Kaseorg and Tim Abbott.
> The purpose of this patch is to make it possible to build the kernel
> with "gcc -ffunction-sections -fdata-sections".

This patch seems to be a good thing regardless of ksplice or not.
I would suggest to push it separately.

It's quite large and touches a lot of code, so it probably
would require special treatment during a merge window to avoid


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