Re: [PATCH v4 0/8] recordmcount cleanups

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Fri Aug 02 2019 - 13:47:17 EST

On Wed, 31 Jul 2019 11:24:08 -0700
Matt Helsley <mhelsley@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> recordmcount presents unnecessary challenges to reviewers:
> It pretends to wrap access to the ELF file in
> uread/uwrite/ulseek functions which aren't related
> the way you might think (i.e. not the way read, write,
> and lseek are releated to each other).
> It uses setjmp/longjmp to handle errors (and success)
> during processing of the object files. This makes it
> hard to review what functions are doing, how globals
> change over time, etc.
> There are some kernel style nits.
> This series addresses all of those by removing un-helper functions,
> unused parameters, and rewriting the error/success handling to
> better resemble regular kernel C code.

I applied these patches to my queue.

I pushed them to my repo on branch ftrace/core


But note, that this branch will rebase, probably on top of v5.3-rc3
when it comes out.

-- Steve