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Date:	Mon, 09 Nov 2009 16:26:04 -0800
From:	David Daney <>
To:	Wu Zhangjin <>
	Ralf Baechle <>,,
	Frederic Weisbecker <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Nicholas Mc Guire <>,
	Richard Sandiford <>,
	Patrik Kluba <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Michal Simek <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 04/17] tracing: add static function tracer support
 for MIPS

Wu Zhangjin wrote:

>  cflags-y := -ffunction-sections
> +else
> +cflags-y := -mlong-calls
> +endif
>  cflags-y += $(call cc-option, -mno-check-zero-division)

That doesn't make sense to me.  Modules are already compiled with 
-mlong-calls.  The only time you would need the entire kernel compiled 
with -mlong-calls is if the tracer were in a module.  The logic here 
doesn't seem to reflect that.

David Daney
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