Re: [RFC][PATCH 3/2] x86/jump labels: Count and display the shortjumps used

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Wed Aug 07 2013 - 15:49:18 EST

On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 12:27 PM, H. Peter Anvin <hpa@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Well we do... both to extract relocations and to sort the exception table. Perhaps we need to merge those kinds of postprocessing tools?

If we can do this generically and without adding 500 lines of
specialized code, my argument obviously goes away.

Exactly where the "unnecessarily complex" line is is obviously a
matter of taste.

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