[lkml]   [2017]   [Sep]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: kill kmemcheck again
On Wed, 27 Sep 2017 17:02:07 +0200
Michal Hocko <> wrote:

> > Now that 2 years have passed, and all distros provide gcc that supports
> > KASAN, kill kmemcheck again for the very same reasons.
> This is just too large to review manually. How have you generated the
> patch?

I agree. This needs to be taken out piece by piece, not in one go,
where there could be unexpected fallout.

> My compile test batery failed for i386 allyesconfig for some reason
> which is not entirely clear to me (see attached). I have applied on top
> of dc972a67cc54585bd83ad811c4e9b6ab3dcd427e and that one compiles fine.
> > Cc: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <>
> > Cc: David S. Miller <>
> > Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>
> Anyway I fully support this removal. It is a lot of rarely used code and
> KASAN is much more usable.

Now that my default compilers support KASAN, I'm fine with this removal.

-- Steve

 \ /
  Last update: 2017-09-30 11:49    [W:0.096 / U:0.864 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site