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anakryiko and yonghong-song libbpf sync 2019-02-17T06:35:29.358Z (#14)
* tools/libbpf: support bigger BTF data sizes

While it's understandable why kernel limits number of BTF types to 65535
and size of string section to 64KB, in libbpf as user-space library it's
too restrictive. E.g., pahole converting DWARF to BTF type information
for Linux kernel generates more than 3 million BTF types and more than
3MB of strings, before deduplication. So to allow btf__dedup() to do its
work, we need to be able to load bigger BTF sections using btf__new().

Singed-off-by: Andrii Nakryiko <>
Signed-off-by: Alexei Starovoitov <>

* sync: latest libbpf changes from kernel

Syncing latest libbpf commits from kernel repository.
Baseline commit:   789f6bab849e04ea029c09b81dc8401dc0268cf9
Checkpoint commit: 5aab392c55c96f9bb26d9294f965f156a87ee81c

Andrii Nakryiko (1):
  tools/libbpf: support bigger BTF data sizes

 src/btf.c | 15 ++++++++-------
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

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This is a mirror of bpf-next linux tree
bpf-next/tools/lib/bpf directory plus its supporting header files.

The following files will by sync'ed with bpf-next repo:
  src/ <-> bpf-next/tools/lib/bpf/
  include/uapi/linux/bpf_common.h <-> bpf-next/tools/include/uapi/linux/bpf_common.h
  include/uapi/linux/bpf.h <-> bpf-next/tools/include/uapi/linux/bpf.h
  include/uapi/linux/btf.h <-> bpf-next/tools/include/uapi/linux/btf.h
  include/uapi/linux/if_link.h <-> bpf-next/tools/include/uapi/linux/if_link.h
  include/uapi/linux/netlink.h <-> bpf-next/tools/include/uapi/linux/netlink.h
  include/tools/libc_compat.h <-> bpf-next/tools/include/tools/libc_compat.h

Other header files at this repo (include/linux/*.h) are reduced versions of
their counterpart files at bpf-next/tools/include/linux/*.h to make compilation


To build static library libbpf.a:
  cd src

To build both static libbpf.a and shared libraries in directory
build/ and install them together with libbpf headers in a staging directory
  cd src
  mkdir build root
  BUILD_SHARED=y OBJDIR=build DESTDIR=root make install