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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Cc: Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	"Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] compat: remove compat_printk
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:38:57 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20160621163857.cf59ebebf39c38d67d71eb80@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20160617142903.3070388-1-arnd@arndb.de>

On Fri, 17 Jun 2016 16:26:21 +0200 Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:

> After 7e8e385aaf6e ("x86/compat: Remove sys32_vm86_warning"), this
> function has become unused, so we can remove it as well.

hm,

> @@ -1077,15 +1076,6 @@ static struct ctl_table kern_table[] = {
>  		.extra1		= &neg_one,
>  	},
>  #endif
> -#ifdef CONFIG_COMPAT
> -	{
> -		.procname	= "compat-log",
> -		.data		= &compat_log,
> -		.maxlen		= sizeof (int),
> -	 	.mode		= 0644,
> -		.proc_handler	= proc_dointvec,
> -	},
> -#endif

How do we know we can simply remove /proc/sys/kernel/compat-log without
breaking any userspace?

  reply	other threads:[~2016-06-21 23:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-06-17 14:26 Arnd Bergmann
2016-06-21 23:38 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2016-06-22 10:15   ` Arnd Bergmann
2016-06-22 17:09     ` Andreas Dilger

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