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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: only use ERMS for user copies for larger sizes
On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 12:13:41PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> Note to self: watch out for patches that change altinstructions and don't
> make premature vmlinux size impact assumptions. :-)

I noticed a similar problem with ORC data. As it turns out, size's
"text" calculation also includes read-only sections. That includes
.rodata and anything else not writable.

Maybe we need a more sensible "size" script for the kernel. It would be
trivial to implement based on the output of "readelf -S vmlinux".


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