[RFC,4/4] x86/Kconfig: Add a Kconfig option to sort ORC tables at build time
diff mbox series

Message ID 20191107143205.206606-5-shile.zhang@linux.alibaba.com
State New
Headers show
Series
  • Speed booting by sorting ORC unwind tables at build time
Related show

Commit Message

Shile Zhang Nov. 7, 2019, 2:32 p.m. UTC
From: Shile Zhang <shile.zhang@linux.alibaba.com>

Add a new Kconfig BUILDTIME_ORCTABLE_SORT to control the ORC unwind
tables at build time. Select for ORC unwinder on x86_64 by default.

Signed-off-by: Shile Zhang <shile.zhang@linux.alibaba.com>
---
 arch/x86/Kconfig.debug | 9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

Patch
diff mbox series

diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug b/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
index bf9cd83de777..320ff2af4837 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
@@ -335,6 +335,15 @@  config UNWINDER_GUESS
 
 endchoice
 
+config BUILDTIME_ORCTABLE_SORT
+	bool "Sort ORC unwind tables at build time"
+	depends on X86_64
+	depends on UNWINDER_ORC
+	default y
+	help
+	This option enables the build-time sorting for ORC unwind tables. It
+	can help to speed up kernel boot by skip the runtime sorting.
+
 config FRAME_POINTER
 	depends on !UNWINDER_ORC && !UNWINDER_GUESS
 	bool