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    SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH 0/2] Futex fault injection
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    On Tue, 2009-12-01 at 11:33 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > * Sripathi Kodi <sripathik@in.ibm.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Hi,
    > >
    > > This patch set adds fault injection for futex subsystem. It adds
    > > faults at places where reading/writing from user space can return
    > > EFAULT. This will be useful in testing any significant change to futex
    > > subsystem.
    >
    > Instead of this unacceptably ugly and special-purpose debugfs interface,
    > please extend perf events to allow event injection. Some other places in
    > the kernel (which deal with rare events) want/need this capability too.

    Thing is, he's using the 'normal' fault injection code to do this, I see
    no objection to doing that.

    If you want to redo the fault injection subsystem, then that's another
    story, but then we need to convert all of its users over.



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