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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
Cc: Shuah Khan <skhan@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Konstantin Khlebnikov <koct9i@gmail.com>,
	Joerg Roedel <jroedel@suse.de>,
	Andrew Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.com>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"the arch/x86 maintainers" <x86@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scripts/decode_stacktrace: warn when modpath is needed but is unset
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 15:37:52 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHk-=wid9pjXmafH_-F6TooC9j7nfqKweWbHKzENkk+YHTo=AQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200615222427.60126-1-sashal@kernel.org>

On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 3:24 PM Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> When a user tries to parse a symbol located inside a module he must have
> modpath set. Otherwise, decode_stacktrace won't be able to parse the
> symbol correctly.
>
> Right now the failure is silent and easily missed by the user. What's
> worse is that by the time the user realizes what happened (or someone on
> LKML asks him to add the modpath and re-run), he might have already got
> rid of the vmlinux/modules.

Well, that looks straightforward.

Applied,

              Linus

  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-15 22:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-15 18:48 Linux 5.8-rc1 BUG unable to handle page fault (snd_pcm) Shuah Khan
2020-06-15 19:47 ` David Rientjes
2020-06-15 19:48 ` Linus Torvalds
2020-06-15 20:41   ` Shuah Khan
2020-06-15 20:55     ` Linus Torvalds
2020-06-15 21:18       ` Shuah Khan
2020-06-15 22:23         ` Linus Torvalds
2020-06-15 22:24       ` [PATCH] scripts/decode_stacktrace: warn when modpath is needed but is unset Sasha Levin
2020-06-15 22:37         ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2020-06-15 22:43           ` Linus Torvalds
2020-06-15 23:24             ` Sasha Levin
2020-06-15 19:57 ` Linux 5.8-rc1 BUG unable to handle page fault (snd_pcm) Takashi Iwai
2020-06-15 20:53   ` Shuah Khan
2020-06-15 21:04     ` Shuah Khan

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