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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kbuild: use -flive-patching when CONFIG_LIVEPATCH is enabled
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?

Let me add Joao, who's working on that.

Joao, I think you had something basically ready for upstream exposure,


Jiri Kosina

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