Re: [PATCH] Fix kprobes on ia64

From: Sam Ravnborg <sam_at_ravnborg.org>
Date: 2008-01-14 17:02:56
On Sun, Jan 13, 2008 at 07:24:24PM -0700, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> 
> If CONFIG_KPROBES is set, we get the error during build:
> 
> kernel/kprobes.c:1057: error: __ksymtab_jprobe_return causes a section
> type conflict
> 
> This is because ia64 defines a static inline jprobe_return which kprobes
> attempts to EXPORT_SYMBOL.

The better fix is to let jprobe_return be a normal function that can be exported.
Then we avoid this arch specific ifdef for the cost of nothing.

	Sam
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