[PATCH v6 5/8] kernel: tracepoints: add support for relative references

Steven Rostedt rostedt at goodmis.org
Fri Dec 29 02:42:07 AEDT 2017

On Wed, 27 Dec 2017 08:50:30 +0000
Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel at linaro.org> wrote:

> To avoid the need for relocating absolute references to tracepoint
> structures at boot time when running relocatable kernels (which may
> take a disproportionate amount of space), add the option to emit
> these tables as relative references instead.

I gave this patch a quick skim over. It appears to not modify anything
when CONFIG_HAVE_PREL32_RELOCATIONS is not defined. I haven't
thoroughly reviewed it or tested it. But if it doesn't break anything,
I'm fine giving you an ack.

Acked-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <rostedt at goodmis.org>

--  Steve

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