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From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Cc: "Thomas Gleixner" <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	"Josh Poimboeuf" <jpoimboe@redhat.com>,
	"Vito Caputo" <vcaputo@pengaru.com>,
	"Ingo Molnar" <mingo@redhat.com>,
	"Borislav Petkov" <bp@alien8.de>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>, "Jens Axboe" <axboe@kernel.dk>,
	"Mark Rutland" <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	"Stefan Metzmacher" <metze@samba.org>,
	"Andy Lutomirski" <luto@kernel.org>,
	"Lai Jiangshan" <laijs@linux.alibaba.com>,
	"Christian Brauner" <christian.brauner@ubuntu.com>,
	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
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	"Daniel Bristot de Oliveira" <bristot@redhat.com>,
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	"Dave Hansen" <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	"Andrea Righi" <andrea.righi@canonical.com>,
	"Ohhoon Kwon" <ohoono.kwon@samsung.com>,
	"Kalesh Singh" <kaleshsingh@google.com>,
	"YiFei Zhu" <yifeifz2@illinois.edu>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, x86@kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-hardening@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] proc: Disable /proc/$pid/wchan
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:29:55 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YU3S0/+DCnanQwRr@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210923233105.4045080-1-keescook@chromium.org>

On Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 04:31:05PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:

> This leaves kernel/sched/fair.c as the only user of get_wchan(). But
> again, since this was broken for 4 years, was this profiling logic
> actually doing anything useful?

Unlikely, I proposed removing the whole kernel/profile.c thing a while
back, but some people complained that it would make it 'hard' to profile
early boot.

IMO this not actually working right seems another argument for killing
that too :-)

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-09-24 13:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-23 23:31 Kees Cook
2021-09-23 23:38 ` Kees Cook
2021-09-24 13:31   ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-09-23 23:49 ` Vito Caputo
2021-09-24  0:08   ` Jann Horn
2021-09-24  0:22     ` Vito Caputo
2021-09-24  1:16       ` Kees Cook
2021-09-24  1:34         ` Vito Caputo
2021-09-24  1:42           ` Kees Cook
2021-09-24 13:54         ` Mark Rutland
2021-09-24 14:26           ` Kees Cook
2021-09-27  9:03             ` Mark Rutland
2021-09-27 18:07               ` Kees Cook
2021-09-27 20:50                 ` Josh Poimboeuf
2021-09-29 18:54                   ` Kees Cook
2021-09-29 19:00                     ` Mark Brown
2021-09-29 19:26                       ` Kees Cook
2021-09-29 19:40                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-09-29 21:10                       ` Josh Poimboeuf
2021-09-27  9:16           ` David Laight
2021-09-29  8:48           ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-09-24  2:13 ` Andrew Morton
2021-09-24  6:04   ` Kees Cook
2021-09-24 13:29 ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2021-09-30 18:05 ` Stephen Brennan
2021-09-30 18:12   ` Kees Cook

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