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authorSam Ravnborg <>2009-01-14 21:38:20 +0100
committerSam Ravnborg <>2009-01-14 21:38:20 +0100
commit2ea038917bbdd51a7ae4a898c6a04641324dd033 (patch)
tree6a6f8b1db4d097d260449f88c267e39ab9d2bb3f /scripts/mksysmap
parenta6525042bfdfcab128bd91fad264de10fd24a55e (diff)
Revert "kbuild: strip generated symbols from *.ko"
This reverts commit ad7a953c522ceb496611d127e51e278bfe0ff483. And commit: ("allow stripping of generated symbols under CONFIG_KALLSYMS_ALL") 9bb482476c6c9d1ae033306440c51ceac93ea80c These stripping patches has caused a set of issues: 1) People have reported compatibility issues with binutils due to lack of support for `--strip-unneeded-symbols' with objcopy Reported by: Wenji 2) ccache and distcc no longer works as expeced Reported by: Ted, Roland, + others 3) The installed modules increased a lot in size Reported by: Ted, Davej + others Reported-by: Wenji Huang <> Reported-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <> Reported-by: Dave Jones <> Reported-by: Roland McGrath <> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <>
Diffstat (limited to 'scripts/mksysmap')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/mksysmap b/scripts/mksysmap
index 1db316a3712b..6e133a0bae7a 100644
--- a/scripts/mksysmap
+++ b/scripts/mksysmap
@@ -37,6 +37,9 @@
# readprofile starts reading symbols when _stext is found, and
# continue until it finds a symbol which is not either of 'T', 't',
-# 'W' or 'w'.
+# 'W' or 'w'. __crc_ are 'A' and placed in the middle
+# so we just ignore them to let readprofile continue to work.
+# (At least sparc64 has __crc_ in the middle).
+$NM -n $1 | grep -v '\( [aNUw] \)\|\(__crc_\)\|\( \$[adt]\)' > $2
-$NM -n $1 | grep -v '\( [aNUw] \)\|\( \$[adt]\)' > $2