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From: Andrew Morton <>
To: Jan Luebbe <>
Cc: Alexey Dobriyan <>,
	John Ogness <>,
	Andy Lutomirski <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] proc: report eip and esp for all threads when coredumping
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:00:47 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, 22 May 2019 18:16:14 +0200 Jan Luebbe <> wrote:

> Commit 0a1eb2d474ed ("fs/proc: Stop reporting eip and esp in
> /proc/PID/stat") stopped reporting eip/esp and commit fd7d56270b52
> ("fs/proc: Report eip/esp in /prod/PID/stat for coredumping")
> reintroduced the feature to fix a regression with userspace core dump
> handlers (such as minicoredumper).
> Because PF_DUMPCORE is only set for the primary thread, this didn't fix
> the original problem for secondary threads. This commit checks
> mm->core_state instead, as already done for /proc/<pid>/status in
> task_core_dumping(). As we have a mm_struct available here anyway, this
> seems to be a clean solution.

Could we please have an explicit and complete description of the
end-user visible effect of this change?

It sounds like we should be backporting this into -stable but without
the above info it's hard to determine this.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-05-22 18:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-22 16:16 [PATCH] proc: report eip and esp for all threads when coredumping Jan Luebbe
2019-05-22 17:13 ` Alexey Dobriyan
2019-05-22 18:00 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2019-05-23  8:15   ` Jan Lübbe
2019-05-24 23:50 ` John Ogness
     [not found]   ` <>
2019-05-26 19:41     ` John Ogness
2019-05-29  8:55       ` [PATCHv2] fs/proc: allow reporting eip/esp for all coredumping threads John Ogness
2019-05-29 21:55         ` Andrew Morton
2019-05-30  0:58         ` [PATCHv3] " John Ogness
2019-05-30  1:14           ` Andrew Morton
2019-06-03 19:54           ` Jan Lübbe

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