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Re: [PATCH] markers: modpost
* Roland McGrath (email@example.com) wrote:
> > If we want to do it safely, I think we should iterate from
> > __start___markers to __stop___markers symbols of vmlinux and get the
> > pointers to the name/format string pairs.
> > The same can then be done with modules using the __markers section.
> > Or maybe is there some reason not to do that ?
> It's just rather a pain in the ass, a whole lot more fiddly work.
> cf "somewhat crude" and "foreseeable future" in my patch's log entry.
> Knock yourself out if you're looking for more tedious hacking to do in
> modpost.c, but I say fix it when it breaks.
Hmmmm, I have rarely seen code go into mainline without addressing valid
technical criticism first. Please fix.
I'll look into it if I find the time.
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