Re: (mostly) Arch-independent livepatch
From: Heiko Carstens
Date: Wed Mar 30 2016 - 03:10:27 EST
On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 01:24:08AM +0200, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Mar 2016, Jessica Yu wrote:
> > > v6:
> > > - Since we hard-code the field widths for the objname and symbol name
> > > for the sscanf() calls, which are supposed to correspond to the values
> > > of MODULE_NAME_LEN and KSYM_NAME_LEN, use BUILD_BUG_ON() to detect when
> > > the values of these constants deviate from the expected values.
> > > - Squash the sample livepatch module patch into patch 4
> > > ("livepatch: reuse module loader code to write relocations") so
> > > git bisects don't break
> > > - Don't need the klp_buf struct, just use plain char arrays to hold the
> > > output of sscanf(). Also, no need to clear the bufs after every
> > > invocation, as sscanf() takes care to put a null byte at the end of
> > > the bufs.
> > > - Fix compiler kbuild errors for the !CONFIG_LIVEPATCH case
> > > - Fixed some small module.c nits
> > >
> > Pinging Rusty, just in case this thread got buried :-)
> > How do the module.c changes look?
> Plus there are (admittedly indeed rather small and trivial) changes to
> s390 module loader, so I'd prefer to have Heiko's / Martin's Ack before
> merging this.
> Hence, let me piggy back on this ping to Rusty, and let me ping Heiko and
> Martin as well (adding to CC explicitly to make sure this doesn't get lost
> in general noise).
For the s390 changes:
Acked-by: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@xxxxxxxxxx>
Jessica, thanks for also writing the documentation!