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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 2/2] livepatch: Clear relocation targets on a module removal
> I can easily foresee more problems like those in the future.  Going
> forward we have to always keep track of which special sections are
> needed for which architectures. Those special sections can change over
> time, or can simply be overlooked for a given architecture. It's
> fragile.

Indeed. It bothers me a lot. Even x86 "port" is not feature complete in
this regard (jump labels, alternatives,...) and who knows what lurks in
the corners of the other architectures we support.

So it is in itself reason enough to do something about late module
patching.

Miroslav

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