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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86-64: reduce symbol table size

To: Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86-64: reduce symbol table size
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 16:52:19 +0100
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On 10/07/2009 16:04, "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>>> /* Exclude linker generated symbols which vary between passes */
>>> "_SDA_BASE_",  /* ppc */
>>> "_SDA2_BASE_",  /* ppc */
>> Can we just kill the special_symbols[] thing altogether? Loosk like it only
>> contains (unsupported) ppc stuff now?
> Of course we could - I just didn't dare to be more radical than I needed to
> be.

Okay. If we're going to touch it I think we should be ruthless. I'll kill
the array entirely.

 -- Keir

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