Subject: Re: Symbol lookups.
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 05/09/2003 10:30:51
> On Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at 02:51 PM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > As a result of this, I think there may be a reason to remove the
> > kvm database alltogether, especially because it would need a bunch
> > of extra massage anyway to update it if modules are loaded/unloaded;
> > and fall back to the old "nlist" way of retreiving kernel symbols
> > if /dev/ksyms is not in the kernel?
> I think this is a great idea. It would allow us to remove a bunch of
> code, as well.
Yes, that is a nice side-effect of it.
Ok, nobody seems to have any special objections, so I will change the
kvm/nlist routines to use the /dev/ksyms interface instead, and retire
the old kvm.db stuff.