Re: [PATCH 13/20] objtool: Hande function aliases
From: Josh Poimboeuf
Date: Fri Mar 08 2019 - 15:00:25 EST
On Fri, Mar 08, 2019 at 08:52:54PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 08, 2019 at 01:23:58PM -0600, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 07, 2019 at 12:45:24PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > > Function aliases result in different symbols for the same set of
> > > instructions; track a canonical symbol so there is a unique point of
> > > access.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > s/Hande/Handle/ in $SUBJECT
> Whoops :-)
> > Also you can clarify why we need to track aliases?
> Function attributes (as per that previous patch) and: git grep "alias"
Ok, such details would be good in the patch description.