Subject: Re: ksyms patches.
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: None <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/21/2003 19:16:56
> For both of these cases (which I happen to encounter frequently :-), 
> SYMTAB_SPACE is extremely valuable.  For this reason, I'd like to keep 
> it around.
Yes, of course!  Smaller braindamage om my side.

> > That would be doable, yes.  Another way is to make nlist use the
> > ioctl's that are currently disabled that do the lookup in-kernel.
> > That would be as fast.
> Yah, I was going to suggest that, but then wondered if adding the 
> ioctls was a good idea, but then I noticed you'd added them already :-)
They are disabled for now, but I'll enable them when the lookup
mechanisms are in place, so they can be used from userspace.

-- Ragge