Re: [PATCH] epoll: don't printk pointer value

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 01:30:31 EST

On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 01:27:25AM -0500, Robert Love wrote:
> I really cannot think of a good reason why eventpoll_init() should print
> a pointer value to user-space - especially the value of current?
> I do not think this is good practice and someone might even consider it
> a security hole. Personally, I would prefer to remove the "successfully
> initialized" message altogether, but at the very least can we not print
> current's address?

You're still passing current as an argument to the printk.

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