Not able to see all the symbols in the output of "nm" command

Madhavi Manchala madhavi.linux at
Thu Apr 14 00:55:55 EDT 2011

Dear Mulyadi Santosa,

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 8:16 AM, Mulyadi Santosa
<mulyadi.santosa at> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 22:21, Madhavi Manchala <madhavi.linux at> wrote:
>> I am NOT able to see some of the function names (symbols), which I
>> developed, in the output of the "nm" command for vmlinux image. Am I
>> missing any thing while building the image for getting all the symbols
>> into the image?
> maybe because they are inlined?

The functions which are available in the header file are "INLINE"
functions. However, there are few functions, which are available in
the C files, also not able to see in the output of the "nm" command.
Is there any idea?

Inlined functions are not visible in the output of the "nm" command.
Is this known behaviour?

Thanks for your information.

Thanks and Regards,
Madhavi M.

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