[PATCH v3 00/11] Symbol Namespaces

Nicolas Pitre nico at fluxnic.net
Wed Aug 21 13:48:10 PDT 2019


On Wed, 21 Aug 2019, Greg KH wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 08:46:47AM -0400, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> 
> > One solution for drastically reducing the effective export surface is to 
> > have CONFIG_TRIM_UNUSED_KSYMS=y. This is more extreme than symbol 
> > namespace, but might be worth mentioning nevertheless.
> 
> Oh that's amazing, I never noticed that feature.  That is a nice thing,
> thanks for pointing it out.

For those interested, this feature was demonstrated with numbers here:

https://lwn.net/Articles/746780/


Nicolas



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