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SubjectRe: [PATCH] tracing: Fix issues recording task information
On Thu, 6 Jul 2017 16:17:18 -0700
Joel Fernandes <joelaf@google.com> wrote:

> Hi Steven,
>
> On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 5:59 AM, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:
> [..]
> >> diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace.c b/kernel/trace/trace.c
> >> index b66a1c8805f3..27b981a46389 100644
> >> --- a/kernel/trace/trace.c
> >> +++ b/kernel/trace/trace.c
> >> @@ -1918,7 +1918,11 @@ static int trace_save_cmdline(struct task_struct *tsk)
> >> {
> >> unsigned pid, idx;
> >>
> >> - if (!tsk->pid || unlikely(tsk->pid > PID_MAX_DEFAULT))
> >> + /* treat recording of idle task as a success */
> >> + if (!tsk->pid)
> >> + return 1;
> >> +
> >> + if (unlikely(tsk->pid > PID_MAX_DEFAULT))
> >> return 0;
> >
> > Make this a separate patch. This should go to stable.
>
> Actually I am not sure if this should be marked for stable since
> before we were doing:
> tracing_record_cmdline(prev);
> tracing_record_cmdline(next);
> in probe_sched_switch, thus even if prev was the idle task, it would
> still goto record the next.

Ah right. I wasn't sure when that change was made. I should have looked
deeper into it.

>
> IMO it becomes an issue only with the new stuff where we record
> cmdline for prev and next in the same call
> (tracing_record_taskinfo_sched_switch). Anyway I already broke it up
> into a different patch and sent it out. Let me know if anything else
> needs to be done here, thanks.

OK, I'll take a look at it tomorrow.

Thanks,

-- Steve

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