Re: [PATCH v8 8/8] livepatch: Detect offset for the ftrace location during build

From: Torsten Duwe
Date: Wed Feb 24 2016 - 04:23:27 EST

On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 05:55:35PM +1100, Balbir Singh wrote:
> <snip>
> We need to remove the SQUASH_TOC_SAVE_INSNS bits as well, now that the ppc64_profile_stub_insns does not save r2

Sure -- this was meant to _replace_ the changes from patch 2/8, not on top.
And yes, it exposes duplicate definitions, but does not cause them AFAICS.
The two unasked questions about it were: Is Michael's solution on a similar
basis? Is this worth any further effort e.g. put into v9?