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Date:   Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:12:03 +0900
From:   Masahiro Yamada <>
To:     Stephen Boyd <>,
        Michal Marek <>
Cc:     Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        Linux Kbuild mailing list <>,
        Jason Cooper <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scripts: objdiff: Ignore debug info when comparing


2017-02-17 6:18 GMT+09:00 Stephen Boyd <>:
> If the kernel is configured to be built with debug symbols, or
> has bug tables, comparing files may not work if line numbers
> change. This makes comparing object files with these options
> harder to do. Let's strip out the debug info and drop the
> __bug_table here so that we don't see false positives. There may
> be other things to drop later, and it may be architecture
> specific, but this works for me with my ARM64 build.
> Cc: Masahiro Yamada <>
> Cc: Jason Cooper <>
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Boyd <>


Reviewed-by: Masahiro Yamada <>

BTW, I left Panasonic two years ago,
so the old address
is not working any more.

Please drop the "Cc: Masahiro Yamada <>"
when this patch is applied.


Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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