Commit 6f00df24 authored by Ralf Baechle's avatar Ralf Baechle Committed by Linus Torvalds

[PATCH] Strip local symbols from kallsyms

Local symbols generated by gcc start with a `$'; no point in including them
in the kernel.
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 022a4a7b
......@@ -116,6 +116,9 @@ static int read_symbol(FILE *in, struct sym_entry *s)
else if (toupper(stype) == 'U' ||
return -1;
/* exclude also MIPS ELF local symbols ($L123 instead of .L123) */
else if (str[0] == '$')
return -1;
/* include the type field in the symbol name, so that it gets
* compressed together */
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