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SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH 3/7] Execution out of line (XOL)
* Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> [2010-01-15 10:07:35]:

> On Thu, 2010-01-14 at 14:43 -0800, Jim Keniston wrote:
> >
> > Yeah, there's not a lot of context there. I hope it will make more
> > sense if you read section 1.1 of Documentation/uprobes.txt (patch #6).
> > Or look at get_insn_slot() in kprobes, and understand that we're trying
> > to do something similar in uprobes, where the instruction copies have to
> > reside in the user address space of the probed process.
>
> That's not the point, changelogs shoulnd not be this cryptic. They
> should be stand alone and descriptive of what, why and how.
>
> If you can't be bothered writing such for something you want reviewed
> for inclusion then I might not be bothered looking at them at all.
>

Okay shall add to the Changelog with the information providing the
context for this patch.


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