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SubjectRe: [PATCH v15 1/3] /proc/pid/status: Add support for architecture specific output
On Wed, 17 Apr 2019, Andy Lutomirski wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 4:01 PM Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:32:48 +0800 Aubrey Li <aubrey.li@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> >
> > > The architecture specific information of the running processes could
> > > be useful to the userland. Add support to examine process architecture
> > > specific information externally.
> >
> > The implementation looks just fine to me. Have you had any feedback on
> > the overall desirability of adding this feature?
>
> I think I've been the most outspoken, and my not-all-that-strong
> opinion is that I don't really like it. /proc/PID/status is already a
> bit of a mess, and I don't think we really want it to be a mess that
> is different on different architectures. Hence my suggestion of
> /proc/PID/x86_status instead. Or we could do /proc/PID/arch_status, I

arch_status looks like the right thing to do.

Thanks,

tglx

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