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

From: Davide Libenzi (
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 12:16:54 EST

On Tue, 11 Dec 2002, Robert Love wrote:

> Davide,
> 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?

It's ok Robert, it was used for debugging purposes and now it can be
completely removed ( the whole printk() ). I'll post a patch to Linus that
removes the printk() ...

- Davide

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