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SubjectRe: [PATCH v15 1/3] /proc/pid/status: Add support for architecture specific output
On 2019/4/18 21:00, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Apr 2019, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 4:01 PM Andrew Morton <> wrote:
>>> On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:32:48 +0800 Aubrey Li <> 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 Andy and Thomas, let me change the patch to use arch_status instead.

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