Web lists-archives.com

Re: [PATCH] scripts: fix faddr2line to work on last symbol




On Thu, Oct 12 2017, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 02:22:04PM +1100, NeilBrown wrote:
>> 
>> If faddr2line is given a function name which is the
>> last one listed by "nm -n", it will fail because it
>> never finds the next symbol.
>> 
>> So teach the awk script to catch that possibility,
>> and use 'size' to provide the end point of the last
>> function.
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: NeilBrown <neilb@xxxxxxxx>
>
> Thanks.  I'm assuming you saw this issue with a .o file, and not with
> vmlinux?  Because on my vmlinux, the last symbol isn't a text symbol.

Yes, I was using a .o

Thanks for looking further into this - there certainly are subtleties
that I missed.

Thanks,
NeilBrown

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: PGP signature