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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/11] dynamic_debug: Remove uses of KERN_CONT in dynamic_emit_prefix
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On Fri, 2011-07-15 at 11:07 -0400, Jason Baron wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 12:04:22PM +0200, Bart Van Assche wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 6:09 PM, Jason Baron <jbaron@redhat.com> wrote:
> > > + char tid[sizeof(int) + sizeof(int)/2 + 4];
> > > + char lineno[sizeof(int) + sizeof(int)/2];
> > It's not clear to me where the array bounds come from ? Also, why
> > sizeof(int) + sizeof(int)/2 instead of sizeof(int)*3 + 1 ?
> hmmm...for the tid it bounded by PID_MAX_LIMIT, which is 4 million, so
> you need 7 characters + 3 for the brackets and space = 10. So that looks
> right to me. Although I'm not sure where the sizeof() comes from? Joe?

It's incorrect.

sizeof(int) => # decimal digits + terminating 0
4 => 11
8 => 21

I think I meant to type sizeof(int) * 2 + sizeof(int) / 2 + 1

> For the lineno, it is 24 bits, so it can be 2^24 = 16,777,216, or 8
> characters, so I think the 6 is incorrect. Although, in practice I don't
> think we have any files that are that big.

Then the tid size should be based on PID_MAX_LIMIT.
I don't much care.
I just wanted to minimize stack consumption.



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