Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> Jan Kiszka wrote:
>> Jan Kiszka wrote:
>>> The following changes since commit 113ea4d56e8b215cb56ae7673013163ea5a5987d:
>>>   Gilles Chanteperdrix (1):
>>>         switchtest: increase stack sizes
>>> are available in the git repository at:
>>>   git:// queues/proc
>>> This series fixes some of the potential (but when they happen fatal)
>>> overflows in our procfs outputs. Specifically, it fixes all issues in
>>> RTDM (one of them hit us in the field) and the recently reported
>>> overflow in /proc/xenomai/heap. Moreover, Wolfgang started the lengthy
>>> conversion of the registry by introducing a new seq_file-based interface
>>> and already moving the native skin over.
>>> The future belongs to seq_file, so some of the patches are strictly
>>> spoken not yet required. But we better start this effort before the last
>>> legacy interface user was converted and the old interface is suddenly
>>> dropped from the kernel. This may not be that far away. A patch of mine
>>> to improve error reporting of the old interface was rejected with
>>> "->read_proc is going to be removed, so there is no point."
>> Did you already have a chance to look into this series?
> Not yet, that is a big series. With a high potential for kernel crashes,
> memory leaks and other things like that. I am trying to find a way to
> test it. Maybe we can try and run it with kmemcheck?

It's mostly ordinary kernel code - should work. The boring thing will be
to populate every entry with some content. Most were already stressed,
but likely not every corner or the native skin tree.


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