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From: Qian Cai <cai@lca.pw>
To: Rafael Aquini <aquini@redhat.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, kexec@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, dyoung@redhat.com,
	Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com>, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@kernel.org>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kernel: add panic_on_taint
Date: Thu, 7 May 2020 19:07:20 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6B423101-ACF4-49A3-AD53-ACBF87F1ABE0@lca.pw> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200507221503.GL205881@optiplex-lnx>



> On May 7, 2020, at 6:15 PM, Rafael Aquini <aquini@redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> It's a reasonable and self-contained feature that we have a valid use for. 
> I honestly fail to see it causing that amount of annoyance as you are 
> suggesting here.

It is not a big trouble yet, but keeping an obsolete patch that not very straightforward to figure out that it will be superseded by the panic_on_taint patch will only cause more confusion the longer it has stayed in linux-next.

The thing is that even if you can’t get this panic_on_taint (the superior solution) patch accepted for some reasons, someone else could still work on it until it get merged.

Thus, I failed to see any possibility we will go back to the inferior solution (mm-slub-add-panic_on_error-to-the-debug-facilities.patch) by all means.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-07 23:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-06 22:28 Rafael Aquini
2020-05-06 23:24 ` Luis Chamberlain
2020-05-07  0:12   ` Rafael Aquini
2020-05-07  0:20 ` Randy Dunlap
2020-05-07  2:50 ` Qian Cai
2020-05-07 20:42   ` Rafael Aquini
2020-05-07 22:05     ` Qian Cai
2020-05-07 22:15       ` Rafael Aquini
2020-05-07 23:07         ` Qian Cai [this message]
2020-05-07 23:36           ` Rafael Aquini
2020-05-08  0:28             ` Qian Cai

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