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SubjectRe: [PATCH v13 1/3] /proc/pid/status: Add support for architecture specific output
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.

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