[PATCH] tiny: Configure ELF core dump support
Matt Mackall [Sun, 8 Jan 2006 09:05:25 +0000 (01:05 -0800)]
configurable support for ELF core dumps

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Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>

fs/binfmt_elf.c
init/Kconfig

index 288386b..80ca932 100644 (file)
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ extern int dump_fpu (struct pt_regs *, elf_fpregset_t *);
  * If we don't support core dumping, then supply a NULL so we
  * don't even try.
  */
-#ifdef USE_ELF_CORE_DUMP
+#if defined(USE_ELF_CORE_DUMP) && defined(CONFIG_ELF_CORE)
 static int elf_core_dump(long signr, struct pt_regs * regs, struct file * file);
 #else
 #define elf_core_dump  NULL
@@ -1113,7 +1113,7 @@ out:
  * Note that some platforms still use traditional core dumps and not
  * the ELF core dump.  Each platform can select it as appropriate.
  */
-#ifdef USE_ELF_CORE_DUMP
+#if defined(USE_ELF_CORE_DUMP) && defined(CONFIG_ELF_CORE)
 
 /*
  * ELF core dumper
index 1a1f114..9ac522a 100644 (file)
@@ -327,6 +327,12 @@ config DOUBLEFAULT
           would otherwise cause a system to silently reboot. Disabling this
           option saves about 4k.
 
+config ELF_CORE
+       default y
+       bool "Enable ELF core dumps" if EMBEDDED
+       help
+         Enable support for generating core dumps. Disabling saves about 4k.
+
 config BASE_FULL
        default y
        bool "Enable full-sized data structures for core" if EMBEDDED