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Re: [PATCH] Speedup-objdump-in-processing-of-source-line-information
- From: "H.J. Lu" <hjl dot tools at gmail dot com>
- To: Nick Clifton <nickc at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Igor Tsimbalist <tigor dot tools at gmail dot com>, Binutils <binutils at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2016 09:17:14 -0800
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] Speedup-objdump-in-processing-of-source-line-information
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On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 8:27 AM, Nick Clifton <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Igor,
>> The issue is resolved by introducing a lookup tables for functions and
>> its address ranges and a lookup table for line info. The lists traverse is
>> replaced with a binary search in the lookup tables. The patch reduces the
>> processing time from hours to several minutes. The attached .c file can
>> be used to reproduce the issue.
> I have started to look at this patch, but before I go any further I need to
> check if you have an FSF binutils copyright assignment ? I looked in the
> current copyright.list file and did not find your name. Without such an
> assignment we will be unable to accept your patch. :-(
Igor works for Intel. My understanding is that FSF and Intel have an
arrangement to cover Intel contributions.