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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3][RESEND] add support for never printing hashed addresses
On Thu, 11 Feb 2021 00:46:15 +0900
Tetsuo Handa <> wrote:

> Oh, I was wishing
> diff --git a/lib/vsprintf.c b/lib/vsprintf.c
> index 3b53c73580c5..34c7e145ac3c 100644
> --- a/lib/vsprintf.c
> +++ b/lib/vsprintf.c
> @@ -802,7 +802,7 @@ static char *ptr_to_id(char *buf, char *end, const void *ptr,
> * Print the real pointer value for NULL and error pointers,
> * as they are not actual addresses.
> */
> - if (IS_ERR_OR_NULL(ptr))
> return pointer_string(buf, end, ptr, spec);
> /* When debugging early boot use non-cryptographically secure hash. */
> change as a kernel config option, for more we try to switch using kernel command line options,
> more we likely make errors with sharing appropriate kernel command line options
> (e.g. ).

The entire point of this exercise is not to make it easy to add this
feature. Linus was absolutely against a config option, and I am too.

The point of this exercise is to be able to debug the *same* kernel that
someone is having issues with. And this is to facilitate that debugging.
Whereas the example you show, the command line modifies how the kernel
works. This command line only modifies what the kernel displays. Big

-- Steve

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