[lkml]   [2018]   [Mar]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 2/2] locking/debug: Add a master lock debugging switch
On Tue, 27 Mar 2018, Waiman Long wrote:

>Add a new master LOCK_DEBUGGING Kconfig option to turn on all the lock
>debugging options except the selftests and the torture tests.

For what purpose?

I'm not sure we want yet another config debug option. These are all expert
level configuration and honestly I would rather such users _think_ about
what options they are enabling instead of giving them a large hammer.

If enough load, this can also make boxes completely locked up for any sort of
testing/debugging. I vote no.

Also, CI efforts such 0-day already have the necessary scripting to cover the
debug options that make sense.


 \ /
  Last update: 2018-03-28 01:25    [W:0.059 / U:0.536 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site