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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH V2 01/12] Create efi-shared.[ch], and move string functions

>>> On 28.07.14 at 17:56, <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-07-28 at 16:52 +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> > Even if not it looks like ~20K of mostly __init stuff, which doesn't
>> > seem like the end of the world, especially given that more and more
>> > toolstacks do support EFI with time.
>> Right now - with the runtime code not moved over yet - it's
>> mostly __init. Plus (with the linker not being able to discard that
>> code) it carries the risk of having references to symbols that
>> don't exist in the non-EFI build.
> Perhaps we can put the relevant code into efi specific sections and DTRT
> in xen.lds.S?

Maybe it could be made work, but I'd be wary of linker version issues


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