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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2 v6] kdump: add the vmcoreinfo documentation
On Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 05:48:48PM +0000, Kazuhito Hagio wrote:
> As for makedumpfile, it will be not impossible to remove the
> init_uts_ns.name.relase (OSRELEASE), but some fixes are needed.
> Because historically OSRELEASE has been a kind of a mandatory entry
> in vmcoreinfo from the beginning of vmcoreinfo, so makedumpfile uses
> its existence to check whether a vmcoreinfo is sane.

Well, init_uts_ns is exported in vmcoreinfo anyway - makedumpfile
can simply test init_uts_ns.name.release just as well. And the
"historically" argument doesn't matter because vmcoreinfo is not an ABI.

So makedumpfile needs to be changed to check that new export.

> Also, I think crash also will need to be fixed if it is removed.

Yes, I'm expecting user tools to be fixed and then exports removed.

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Boris.

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