[PATCH] scripts: recordmcount: break hardlinks
rostedt at goodmis.org
Fri Dec 11 07:08:36 PST 2015
On Fri, 11 Dec 2015 14:45:41 +0000
Russell King - ARM Linux <linux at arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 11, 2015 at 09:31:25AM -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > On Fri, 11 Dec 2015 12:09:03 +0000
> > Russell King <rmk+kernel at arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> > > recordmcount edits the file in-place, which can cause problems when
> > > using ccache in hardlink mode. Arrange for recordmcount to break a
> > > hardlinked object.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel at arm.linux.org.uk>
> > > ---
> > > Steven, sorry it took a while to get this out...
> > Should this be for stable, or is it fine to just add this to my 4.5
> > queue?
> I thought you wanted to test it first - although I've been running with
You're right. I forgot I said that ;-)
> this for a while now, my nightly builds have masked out the mcount
> warning, and I suspect it'll take a while for ccache to purge itself
> of the modified objects.
> If you're happy to add a stable tag to it, then please do so.
I'm fine with you taking it too, but let me go ahead and run it through
my tests now. I'll let you know the results. Takes several hours.
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