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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/1] RFC: Revamp admin-guide/tainted-kernels.rst to make it more comprehensible
On 12/20/18 7:28 AM, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Dec 2018 16:23:38 +0100
> Thorsten Leemhuis <> wrote:
>> While at it: Jonathan, you mentioned putting the script in scripts/, but
>> according to the Makefile in that directory it is "for various helper
>> programs used throughout the kernel for the build process". That's one
>> reason why it feels wrong to put it there. Another one: that script
>> targets users and thus we should try to make sure they can access it
>> easily. That's why I'm currently inclined to put it in tools/ somewhere.
> Yeah, tools/ is a better place. Maybe a tools/debugging directory or some
> such?

chktaint is similar (IMO) to scripts/decodecode though.

Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <>


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