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Date:   Wed, 1 Jul 2020 08:01:58 -0700
From:   Alexei Starovoitov <>
To:     Andrii Nakryiko <>
Cc:     bpf <>,
        Network Development <>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <>,
        Daniel Borkmann <>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <>,
        Kernel Team <>,
        Anton Protopopov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next 0/3] Strip away modifiers from BPF skeleton
 global variables

On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:46 PM Andrii Nakryiko <> wrote:
> Fix bpftool logic of stripping away const/volatile modifiers for all global
> variables during BPF skeleton generation. See patch #1 for details on when
> existing logic breaks and why it's important. Support special .strip_mods=true
> mode in btf_dump. Add selftests validating that everything works as expected.

Why bother with the flag?
It looks like bugfix to me.

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