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From: Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@gmail.com>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>,
	Andrey Vagin <avagin@openvz.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@virtuozzo.com>,
	Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>,
	Yang Shi <yang.shi@linux.alibaba.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] prctl: Deprecate non PR_SET_MM_MAP operations
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:42:51 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180418224251.GI19578@uranus.lan> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180418152820.e8f317534c01696d4835a40f@linux-foundation.org>

On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 03:28:20PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Apr 2018 21:26:51 +0300 Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Subject: [PATCH v2] prctl: Deprecate non PR_SET_MM_MAP operations
> 
> s/Deprecate/remove/ !

Thanks!

> > 
> > Googling didn't reveal some other users of this operation
> > so I think it should be safe to remove this interface.
> 
> It does seem a bit sudden.  We could just add a "this interface is
> scheduled for removal" warning, then delete the code for real later in
> the year. To give people time to migrate or to complain to us.

Yes, I remember this rule of deprecation but taking into account
how special this code is (and I spent significant amount of time
trying to find a real example of its usage outside of criu)
I think it should be safe to simply remove it. Surely I won't
ever do this with some common syscall.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-18 22:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-05 18:26 Cyrill Gorcunov
2018-04-05 18:56 ` Michal Hocko
2018-04-05 19:51   ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2018-04-05 18:59 ` Yang Shi
2018-04-18 22:28 ` Andrew Morton
2018-04-18 22:42   ` Cyrill Gorcunov [this message]
2018-04-20  2:38 ` [v2] " Sergey Senozhatsky
2018-04-20  7:02   ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2018-04-20  7:29     ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2018-04-20  8:18       ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2018-04-20 20:37       ` [PATCH] prctl: Don't compile some of prctl functions when CRUI kbuild test robot
2018-04-20 21:00         ` Andrew Morton
2019-04-17 12:23           ` Michal Koutný
2019-04-17 12:38             ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2019-04-17 14:44               ` Michal Koutný
2019-04-17 14:56                 ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2019-04-17 16:56                 ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2018-04-20 21:43       ` kbuild test robot

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