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SubjectRe: [patch 2/2] procfs: provide stack information for threads V0.8
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Am Montag, den 15.06.2009, 15:01 -0700 schrieb Andrew Morton:
> > ...
> >
> > --- linux-2.6.30.orig/include/linux/sched.h 2009-06-04 09:29:47.000000000 +0200
> > +++ linux-2.6.30/include/linux/sched.h 2009-06-04 09:32:35.000000000 +0200
> > @@ -1429,6 +1429,7 @@
> > /* state flags for use by tracers */
> > unsigned long trace;
> > #endif
> > + unsigned long stack_start;
> > };
> >
>
> A `stack_start' in the task_struct. This is a bit confusing - we
> already have a `void *stack' in there. Perhaps this should be named
> user_stack_start or something?
>
>
IMHO i think the void *stack is also a to general name, it should be
name kernel_stack or thread_info.

In real we have two stack, so the name user_stack and kernel_stack would
be my favor.

I have examined the source and and task_struct void *stack would be used
in about 10 files.





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