Re: [PATCH] Sort kallsyms in name order: kernel shrinks by 30k

From: Randy.Dunlap
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 10:45:00 EST

On 11 May 2004 10:08:43 +0200 Andi Kleen wrote:

| On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 03:08:55PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
| > Admittedly, anyone who sets CONFIG_KALLSYMS doesn't care about space,
| > it's a fairly trivial change.
| As long as nobody does binary search it's good. Wonder why I did not
| have this idea already with the original stem compression change ;-)

My (limited) experience is that things reading /proc/kallsyms want
to see it in sorted address order, not in sorted name order.

(Again. Sometimes I think ln -s /usr/src/linux/.config .signature) -- akpm
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