Re: Reducing SIGINFO verbosity

From: Warner Losh <>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2021 08:36:49 -0600
On Fri, May 21, 2021 at 7:38 AM Ceri Davies <> wrote:

> On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 03:57:17PM -0700, Conrad Meyer wrote:
> > No, I don’t think there’s any reason to default it differently on stable
> vs
> > current. I think it’s useful (and I prefer the more verbose form, which
> > isn’t the default).
> I agree that there's no reason for the default to be different, but I
> would say that it is much easier for someone who knows that there is a
> default to be changed to change it, than it is for someone who does not.
> Therefore, if the information is not useful to someone who does not know
> how to get rid of it, then it should default to not being displayed,

I plan on changing the default for non-INVARIANT kernels back to
the old behavior.

INVARIANT kernels will keep this behavior because it's a debugging
kernel and this is one more thing to help debugging problems.

Received on Fri May 21 2021 - 14:36:49 UTC

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