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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 07/10] objtool: check: Allow save/restore hint in non standard function symbols
On Fri, 27 Mar 2020, Julien Thierry wrote:

> The kernel code base provides CODE_SYM_START/END to declare assembly
> code sequences that don't follow function standard calling conventions.
> As non-C/non-standard code, these sequences can very much benefit from
> unwind hints. However, when a restore unwind_hint is used in a
> non-function code sequence, objtool will crash when looking for the
> corresponding save hint.
> Record the code symbol an instruction belongs to and look for save hints
> belonging to the same code symbol as the restore hint.
> Signed-off-by: Julien Thierry <>

Looks ok, but save/restore hints are about to go away. See


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