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From: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>
To: Matthias Maennich <maennich@google.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, kernel-team@android.com,
	Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>,
	Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>,
	Martijn Coenen <maco@android.com>,
	Lucas De Marchi <lucas.de.marchi@gmail.com>,
	Shaun Ruffell <sruffell@sruffell.net>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	linux-kbuild@vger.kernel.org, linux-modules@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/4] symbol namespaces: revert to previous __ksymtab name scheme
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 15:24:47 +0100
Message-ID: <20191011142446.nyxhlhsfzcroipnf@willie-the-truck> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191010151443.7399-4-maennich@google.com>

On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 04:14:42PM +0100, Matthias Maennich wrote:
> The introduction Symbol Namespaces changed the naming schema of the

Missing "of" ?

> __ksymtab entries from __kysmtab__symbol to __ksymtab_NAMESPACE.symbol.
> 
> That caused some breakages in tools that depend on the name layout in
> either the binaries(vmlinux,*.ko) or in System.map. E.g. kmod's depmod
> would not be able to read System.map without a patch to support symbol
> namespaces. A warning reported by depmod for namespaced symbols would
> look like
> 
>   depmod: WARNING: [...]/uas.ko needs unknown symbol usb_stor_adjust_quirks
> 
> In order to address this issue, revert to the original naming scheme and
> rather read the __kstrtabns_<symbol> entries and their corresponding
> values from __ksymtab_strings to update the namespace values for
> symbols. After having read all symbols and handled them in
> handle_modversions(), the symbols are created. In a second pass, read
> the __kstrtabns_ entries and update the namespaces accordingly.
> 
> Suggested-by: Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>
> Fixes: 8651ec01daed ("module: add support for symbol namespaces.")
> Signed-off-by: Matthias Maennich <maennich@google.com>
> ---
>  include/linux/export.h | 13 +++++--------
>  scripts/mod/modpost.c  | 33 ++++++++++++++++++---------------
>  scripts/mod/modpost.h  |  1 +
>  3 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 23 deletions(-)

Patch looks fine, and it would be good to have this fixed in 5.4:

Acked-by: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>

Will

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Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-10 15:14 [PATCH 0/4] export/modpost: avoid renaming __ksymtab entries for symbol namespaces Matthias Maennich
2019-10-10 15:14 ` [PATCH 1/4] modpost: delegate updating namespaces to separate function Matthias Maennich
2019-10-11 14:24   ` Will Deacon
2019-10-11 15:32   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-10-12  3:19     ` Masahiro Yamada
2019-10-10 15:14 ` [PATCH 2/4] modpost: make updating the symbol namespace explict Matthias Maennich
2019-10-11 14:24   ` Will Deacon
2019-10-11 15:33   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-10-12  3:22   ` Masahiro Yamada
2019-10-10 15:14 ` [PATCH 3/4] symbol namespaces: revert to previous __ksymtab name scheme Matthias Maennich
2019-10-11 14:24   ` Will Deacon [this message]
2019-10-11 15:33   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-10-12  3:35   ` Masahiro Yamada
2019-10-10 15:14 ` [PATCH 4/4] export: avoid code duplication in include/linux/export.h Matthias Maennich
2019-10-11 15:31   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-10-11 15:43     ` Matthias Maennich
2019-10-12  4:25       ` Masahiro Yamada
2019-10-18  9:31 ` [PATCH v2 0/4] export/modpost: avoid renaming __ksymtab entries for symbol namespaces Matthias Maennich
2019-10-18  9:31   ` [PATCH v2 1/4] modpost: delegate updating namespaces to separate function Matthias Maennich
2019-10-18  9:31   ` [PATCH v2 2/4] modpost: make updating the symbol namespace explicit Matthias Maennich
2019-10-18  9:31   ` [PATCH v2 3/4] symbol namespaces: revert to previous __ksymtab name scheme Matthias Maennich
2019-10-18  9:31   ` [PATCH v2 4/4] export: avoid code duplication in include/linux/export.h Matthias Maennich
2019-10-21 13:31   ` [PATCH v2 0/4] export/modpost: avoid renaming __ksymtab entries for symbol namespaces Jessica Yu
2019-10-23 12:22   ` Luis Chamberlain
2019-10-24  9:35     ` Matthias Maennich
2019-10-24 10:24       ` Luis Chamberlain

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