Subject: Re: In-kernel symbol table + /dev/ksyms
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: None <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/07/2003 23:00:59
> On Monday, April 7, 2003, at 04:31  AM, <> wrote:
> > This adds two files to the kernel:
> > sys/kern/kern_ksyms.c
> > sys/sys/ksyms.h
> Sweet.  Can you post the code somewhere?
I will, but I must clean out the parts that are not-for-public first.
(As I wrote, later this week :-)

> > This will mostly affect DDB, in that DDB's own symtab handling is 
> > removed
> > and replaced with this. Also, the a.out support in DDB goes away fully,
> > but I do not consider that as a problem.
> Hm, okay.  It still might be nice to have a.out, since we still don't 
> have ELF for pc532, and DDB support for pc532 would be nice to keep 
> around until its ELF transition is made.
Ok. Hm, I'll fix it in DDB and just leave the a.out stuff there then.
pc532 will lack the /dev/ksyms features until it's converted to ELF.

-- Ragge