Re: [PATCH] proc: remove /proc/*/status "Stack usage:"

From: Alexey Dobriyan
Date: Sun Nov 01 2009 - 10:54:03 EST

On Sun, Nov 01, 2009 at 03:39:57PM +0100, Stefani Seibold wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 01.11.2009, 16:15 +0300 schrieb Alexey Dobriyan:
> > We have /proc/*/pagemap to determine how much stack was consumed.
> > Leave "threadstack" though.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@xxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> >
> Stop! /proc/*/pagemap is not a real substitute for the stackm usage
> patch. If you have problems with this patch i will have a look on it.


You grab thread stack start from /proc/*/stat, then for every page of
stack VMA, you lookup state of page, which is exactly what you're doing
by employing page walker.
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