Re: [RFC PATCH v3 3/4] arm64: Handle miscellaneous functions in .text and .init.text

From: Madhavan T. Venkataraman
Date: Thu May 06 2021 - 11:56:39 EST

On 5/6/21 10:44 AM, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Thu, May 06, 2021 at 10:32:30AM -0500, Madhavan T. Venkataraman wrote:
>> On 5/6/21 10:30 AM, Madhavan T. Venkataraman wrote:
>>> OK. I could make the section an argument to SYM_CODE*() so that a developer
>>> will never miss that. Some documentation may be in order so the guidelines
>>> are clear. I will do the doc patch separately, if that is alright with
>>> you all.
>> There is just one problem with this. Sometimes, there is some data in the
>> same text section. That data will not get included when we do the SYM_CODE(section)
>> change.
> Yes, data would need to be handled separately still. That doesn't seem
> insurmountable though?

I will think of something.