Re: Reducing SIGINFO verbosity

From: Ceri Davies <ceri_at_submonkey.net>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2021 16:52:00 +0100
On Fri, May 21, 2021 at 08:36:49AM -0600, Warner Losh wrote:
> On Fri, May 21, 2021 at 7:38 AM Ceri Davies <ceri_at_submonkey.net> 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,
> > IMHO.
> >
> 
> 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.

Sounds good.

Ceri
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