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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kbuild: use -flive-patching when CONFIG_LIVEPATCH is enabled
On Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 05:58:53PM +0100, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Dec 2018, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
>
> > This option only makes sense for source-based patch generation, so isn't
> > it a bit premature to make this change without proper source-based patch
> > tooling?
>
> The reality is though that before the full-fledged patch tooling exists,
> people are actually already writing livepatches by hand, so this option is
> useful for them.

Fair enough.

Though, upstream, almost everybody seems to use kpatch-build, for which
this patch doesn't help. And people will continue to do so until we
have decent source-based tooling. Will the klp-convert patches be
revived soon?

--
Josh

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