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SubjectRe: kmemleak hexdump proposal
On (06/29/09 11:58), Catalin Marinas wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-06-29 at 13:45 +0300, Sergey Senozhatsky wrote:
> > BTW, printing it all the time we can spam kmemleak (in case there are objects sized 2K, 4K and so on).
> > That's why I wrote about hexdump=OBJECT_POINTER.
>
> I'm more in favour of an on/off hexdump feature (maybe even permanently
> on) and with a limit to the number of bytes it displays. For larger
> blocks, the hexdump=OBJECT_POINTER is easily achievable in user space
> via /dev/kmem.
>
Yeah. Good point.

> My proposal is for an always on hexdump but with no more than 2-3 lines
> of hex values.
I like it.

> As Pekka said, I should get it into linux-next before the
> next merging window.
I'll send new patch to you (today evening)/(tomorrow).
Ok?

>
> --
> Catalin
>

Sergey


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