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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 0/2] improve vmalloc allocation
On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 01:48:32PM -0600, Shuah Khan wrote:
> On 10/23/2018 01:30 PM, Joel Fernandes wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 11:13:36AM -0600, Shuah Khan wrote:
> >> I like this proposal. I think we will open up lot of test opportunities with
> >> this approach.
> >>
> >> Maybe we can use this stress test as a pilot and see where it takes us.
> >
> > I am a bit worried that such an EXPORT_SYMBOL_KSELFTEST mechanism can be abused by
> > out-of-tree module writers to call internal functionality.
>
> That is valid concern to consider before we go forward with the proposal.
>
> We could wrap EXPORT_SYMBOL_KSELFTEST this in an existing debug option. This could
> be fine grained for each sub-system for its debug option. We do have a few of these
> now

This all seems far more complicated than my proposed solution.

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