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From: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>
To: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: rjw@rjwysocki.net, oleg@redhat.com, mingo@kernel.org,
	vincent.guittot@linaro.org, dietmar.eggemann@arm.com,
	rostedt@goodmis.org, mgorman@suse.de,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, tj@kernel.org,
	linux-pm@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 3/6] ptrace: Order and comment PT_flags
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:31:22 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20211014093121.GA8239@willie-the-truck> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20211009101444.971532166@infradead.org>

On Sat, Oct 09, 2021 at 12:07:57PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> Add a comment to the PT_flags to indicate their actual value, this
> makes it easier to see what bits are used and where there might be a
> possible hole to use.
> 
> Notable PT_SEIZED was placed wrong, also PT_EVENT_FLAG() space seems
> ill defined, as written is seems to be meant to cover the entire
> PTRACE_O_ range offset by 3 bits, which would then be 3+[0..21],
> however PT_SEIZED is in the middle of that.

Why do you think PT_EVENT_FLAG() should cover all the PTRACE_O_* options?
Just going by the name and current callers, I'd only expect it to cover
the PTRACE_EVENT_* flags, no?

But in any case, having the comments is helpful, so:

Acked-by: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>

Will

  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-14  9:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-09 10:07 [PATCH v3 0/6] Freezer rewrite Peter Zijlstra
2021-10-09 10:07 ` [PATCH v3 1/6] freezer: Have {,un}lock_system_sleep() save/restore flags Peter Zijlstra
2021-10-14  8:58   ` Will Deacon
2021-10-09 10:07 ` [PATCH v3 2/6] freezer,umh: Clean up freezer/initrd interaction Peter Zijlstra
2021-10-14  9:13   ` Will Deacon
2021-10-09 10:07 ` [PATCH v3 3/6] ptrace: Order and comment PT_flags Peter Zijlstra
2021-10-14  9:31   ` Will Deacon [this message]
2021-10-14 14:27     ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-10-09 10:07 ` [PATCH v3 4/6] ptrace: Track __TASK_TRACED state in p->ptrace Peter Zijlstra
2021-10-09 10:07 ` [PATCH v3 5/6] sched,ptrace: Avoid relying on __TASK_TRACED | __TASK_STOPPED Peter Zijlstra
2021-10-09 10:08 ` [PATCH v3 6/6] freezer,sched: Rewrite core freezer logic Peter Zijlstra
2021-10-18 13:36   ` Peter Zijlstra

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