[PATCH v3 0/7] arm64: ftrace: fix incorrect output from stack tracer

Will Deacon will.deacon at arm.com
Wed Oct 28 08:23:45 PDT 2015

On Thu, Oct 08, 2015 at 07:01:37PM +0900, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> This is the third patch series for fixing stack tracer on arm64.
> The original issue was reported by Jungseok[1], and then I found more
> issues[2].
> (Steven, Jungseok, sorry for not replying to your comments directly.)
> I address here all the issues and implement fixes described in [2] except
> for interrupt-triggered problems, ie. II-3). Recent discussions[3] about
> introducing a dedicated interrupt stack suggests that we may avoid walking
> through from an interrupt stack to a process stack.
> (So interrupt-stack patch is a prerequisite.)
> Basically,
> patch1 corresponds to the original issue.
> patch2 is a proactive improvement of function_graph tracer. 
> patch3 corresponds to II-4(functions under function_graph tracer).
> patch4 corresponds to II-5(leaf function).
> patch5, 6 and 7 correspond to II-1(slurping stack) and II-2(differences
> between x86 and arm64).
> Each fix can be applied independently, but if patch5, 6 and 7 are
> acceptable, patch1 is not necessary because patch7 replaces a default
> stack tracer.

Given the comments and kbuild robot build errors, do you plan to post a
new version of this series?


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