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SubjectRe: [PATCH -v2] x86: Add an archinfo dumper module
On Tue, Feb 09, 2016 at 01:23:00PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> Ease of use I suspect, no need to locate some separate utility.

Yeah, that is IMO the main reason which speaks against parsing in
userspace.

> Also, no need to define an ABI for the information displayed - which
> keeps things simpler. Since it's a kernel module there's no real bloat
> argument.

... and ontop it is a debugging aid module so won't be present on
production systems.

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Boris.

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