Re: [PATCH v8 06/28] x86/asm/crypto: annotate local functions

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Sat Aug 17 2019 - 05:17:10 EST

On Thu, Aug 08, 2019 at 12:38:32PM +0200, Jiri Slaby wrote:
> Use the newly added SYM_FUNC_START_LOCAL to annotate starts of all
> functions which do not have ".globl" annotation, but their ends are
> annotated by ENDPROC. This is needed to balance ENDPROC for tools that
> generate debuginfo.
> To be symmetric, we also convert their ENDPROCs to the new SYM_FUNC_END.

All those functions look like they could be made local symbols by
prepending their names with ".L" so that they disappear from the
vmlinux symtable too.



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