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Date:   Sat, 22 Aug 2020 15:00:00 +0100 (BST)
From:   "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
To:     Paul Cercueil <>
cc:     Zhou Yanjie <>,
        Thomas Bogendoerfer <>,
        Paul Burton <>,
        Krzysztof Kozlowski <>,,,,
        漆鹏振 <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/13] MIPS: Convert Ingenic to a generic board

On Sat, 22 Aug 2020, Paul Cercueil wrote:

> > Well, run-time patching might be an alternative to get the best of both
> > worlds, but someone would have to reimplement our feature selection system
> > to use it.
> Would run-time patching allow to drop dead code?

 I don't know offhand.  In principle it should be doable like with init 
sections, but that requires out of line code, so there'd still be some 
performance hit compared to a kernel configuration dedicated to a single 


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