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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] proc: revert to show stack information in /proc/{pid}/status
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    KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com> writes:
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    > Anyway, I revert the regresstion patch as other regression patches. if you really want
    > this feature, you have three options.
    >
    > 1. create new /proc file instead to use /proc/pid/status.
    > 2. improve performance until typical use-case don't notice regression.
    > 3. change ps and other /proc related userland implementation and resubmit this patch.
    >
    > But even if you choose anything, You have to test both its functional and performance
    > _before_ submitting kernel patch.


    4. Leave everything alone (revert all the commits) and use a ptrace
    based tool to get this information when you need it.

    That is what I suggested during the original code review and I still think
    it's the best solution for such a obscure problem.

    -Andi

    --
    ak@linux.intel.com -- Speaking for myself only.


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