Re: [RFC PATCH] kernel/kallsyms.c: only show legal kernel symbol

From: Rusty Russell
Date: Wed Oct 30 2013 - 23:56:23 EST

Russell King - ARM Linux <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 04:20:19PM +1030, Rusty Russell wrote:
>> Ming Lei <tom.leiming@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> > On Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:44:30 +1030
>> > Rusty Russell <rusty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Ming Lei <tom.leiming@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> >>
>> >> I don't know... It would be your job, as the person making the change,
>> >> to find all the users of kallsyms and prove that.
>> >>
>> >> This is why it is easier not to include incorrect values in the kernel's
>> >> kallsyms in the first place.
>> >
>> > OK, thanks for your comment, and I figured out one way to do it in
>> > scripts/kallsyms.c, could you comment on below patch?
>> Looks great! Seems like we spent more time arguing than it took you to
>> code that up.
>> Acked-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Russell, this seems logical for you to take along with the changes which
>> caused the problem?
> The changes are already in mainline since a long time (back in July/August
> time). Am I the right person to take stuff for scripts/ ? Isn't that
> more kbuild territory?

Kallsyms tends to fall between modules and scripts. I assume it's not
urgent, so no cc:stable on this one.

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