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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 1/5] symbols: prefix static symbols with their source file names

>>> On 02.11.15 at 14:47, <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 2015-10-26 at 05:49 -0600, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> This requires adjustments to the tool generating the symbol table and
>> its as well as nm's invocation.
>> Note: Not warning about duplicate symbols in the EFI case for now, as
>> a binutils bug causes misnamed file name entries to appear in EFI
>> binaries' symbol tables when the file name is longer than 18 chars.
>> (Not doing so also avoids other duplicates getting printed twice.)
>> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
>> ---
>> v2: Also special case file names with directory part (along with
>>     object ones). Mirror xen-syms linking changes to ARM, but for now
>>     without generating warnings.
> Thanks for taking care of ARM. I assume "without generating warnings"
> differs from the x86 behaviour? Is there some followup which us ARM folks
> ought to be looking into making?

Not right now I would say. As mentioned elsewhere, without
xSplice as a goal I don't see much use in the having those warnings.


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