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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/8] klp-convert
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On 4/4/19 7:49 AM, Miroslav Benes wrote:
>
>> BTW, something I *just* noticed when putting together that toy out-of-tree
>> module to test out multi-object livepatch modules is that we aren't
>> considering out-of-tree symbols in Symbols.list.
>>
>> Perhaps we can save that for v4 or beyond, but maybe we want to re-arrange the
>> klp-convert arguments to "klp-convert <input.ko> <out.ko> <Symbols.list>
>> [Symbols.list ...]" where we treat everything after <out.ko> as a symbol list
>> file? (This would assume we would generate a separate out-of-tree module
>> Symbols.list file.) /thinking-out-loud
>
> I understand it could help the testing quite a bit right now, but do we
> care about out-of-tree modules in general?
>

Yeah, this was only something I hit because I found it easier to
construct OOT modules to test and share with Joao.

I mentioned it because kpatch-build supports OOT and apparently some
folks are using it:

https://github.com/dynup/kpatch/pull/923

But like I said, we can push that off for another day for now.

-- Joe

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