lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2019]   [Apr]   [7]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: [PATCH v13 1/3] /proc/pid/status: Add support for architecture specific output
From
Date
On 2019/4/8 9:52, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 7, 2019 at 5:38 PM Li, Aubrey <aubrey.li@linux.intel.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 2019/4/8 1:34, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
>>> On Fri, Apr 5, 2019 at 12:32 PM Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, 24 Feb 2019, Aubrey Li wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> The architecture specific information of the running processes could
>>>>> be useful to the userland. Add support to examine process architecture
>>>>> specific information externally.
>>>>>
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Aubrey Li <aubrey.li@linux.intel.com>
>>>>> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
>>>>> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
>>>>> Cc: Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com>
>>>>> Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@intel.com>
>>>>> Cc: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com>
>>>>
>>>> This really lacks
>>>>
>>>> Cc: Linux API <linux-api@vger.kernel.org>
>>>> Cc: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>
>>>> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
>>>>
>>>> Cc'ed now.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I certainly understand why you want to expose this info, but would it
>>> make more sense to instead add an arch_status file in /proc with
>>> architecture-specific info? Or maybe an x86_status field for x86
>>> status, etc.
>>>
>>
>> I tried this, but no other architecture showed interest in arch_status
>> under /proc.
>>
>
> Why is that a problem? It could exist on x86 and not exist on other
> arches until needed.
>

I placed it in tid_base_stuff, under live_patch entry, so it exists for
all arches, is there a better way to do this?

Thanks,
-Aubrey

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2019-04-08 04:35    [W:0.036 / U:6.368 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site