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SubjectRe: kmemleak suggestion (long message)
On Fri, 2009-06-26 at 11:50 +0300, Sergey Senozhatsky wrote:
> On (06/26/09 11:17), Pekka Enberg wrote:
> > Well, the thing is, I am not sure it's needed if we implement Ingo's
> > suggestion. After all, syslog is no longer spammed very hard and you can
> > do all the filtering in userspace when you read /debug/mm/kmemleak file,
> > no?
> Well, we just move 'spam' out of syslog. Not dealing with 'spam' itself.
> I'm not sure about 'filtering in userspace when you read'. Suppose I use
> 'tail -f /debug/mm/kmemleak'. How can I easy suppress printing of (for example):

I don't have a strong opinion on this patch at the moment, I'll have a
look later today.

> Or any report with tty_ldisc_try_get (ppp generates tons of them).

BTW, that's a real leak IMHO (posted a patch yesterday in reply to the
initial report to Alan Cox).


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