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1 files changed, 17 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/mod/modpost.c b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
index 46660a4f9e22..902ee55f327f 100644
--- a/scripts/mod/modpost.c
+++ b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
@@ -776,10 +776,13 @@ static int secref_whitelist(const char *modname, const char *tosec,
* In other cases the symbol needs to be looked up in the symbol table
* based on section and address.
* **/
-static Elf_Sym *find_elf_symbol(struct elf_info *elf, Elf_Addr addr,
+static Elf_Sym *find_elf_symbol(struct elf_info *elf, Elf64_Sword addr,
Elf_Sym *relsym)
{
Elf_Sym *sym;
+ Elf_Sym *near = NULL;
+ Elf64_Sword distance = 20;
+ Elf64_Sword d;
if (relsym->st_name != 0)
return relsym;
@@ -790,8 +793,20 @@ static Elf_Sym *find_elf_symbol(struct elf_info *elf, Elf_Addr addr,
continue;
if (sym->st_value == addr)
return sym;
+ /* Find a symbol nearby - addr are maybe negative */
+ d = sym->st_value - addr;
+ if (d < 0)
+ d = addr - sym->st_value;
+ if (d < distance) {
+ distance = d;
+ near = sym;
+ }
}
- return NULL;
+ /* We need a close match */
+ if (distance < 20)
+ return near;
+ else
+ return NULL;
}
static inline int is_arm_mapping_symbol(const char *str)

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