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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/13] MIPS: Convert Ingenic to a generic board
On Sat, 22 Aug 2020, Paul Cercueil wrote:

> > Well, run-time patching might be an alternative to get the best of both
> > worlds, but someone would have to reimplement our feature selection system
> > to use it.
>
> Would run-time patching allow to drop dead code?

I don't know offhand. In principle it should be doable like with init
sections, but that requires out of line code, so there'd still be some
performance hit compared to a kernel configuration dedicated to a single
platform.

Maciej

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