lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2017]   [Dec]   [4]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: running leaking_addresses.pl
On Tue, Dec 05, 2017 at 11:39:12AM +0800, Fengguang Wu wrote:
> Hi Tobin,
>
> On Tue, Dec 05, 2017 at 10:36:13AM +1100, Tobin C. Harding wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >Recently scripts/leaking_addresses.pl was merged into the mainline with
> >the hope of catching leaking kernel addresses.
> >
> >Would it be in scope for this script to be run by the kbuild test robot?
> >Excuse my very little knowledge of the kbuild test robot but would this
> >lead to the script being run on a number of kernels with varying
> >configuration?
>
> Yes it's in our plan. Bill Roberts also requested testing leaking_addresses.pl
> and Philip has scheduled it to next quarter.

Awesome.

> >In the event that this may be a possibility can I add that I do not have
> >a suggestion for what to do with the output, can it go to LKML? I'm
> >happy to be CC'd on the output to help investigate.
>
> That'd be great! In general we are mainly responsible for catching
> regressions. Due to limit of time and expertise, we leave the analyze
> and bug fixing works to the first bad commit's authors and anyone who
> are interested in looking into a class of problems. For example, we'll
> CC some smatch and coccinelle regressions (possibly false positive) to
> Dan and Julia.

Ok cool, sign me up. I'm keen as mustard.

thanks,
Tobin

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2017-12-05 04:59    [W:0.038 / U:15.944 seconds]
©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site