Re: [PATCH 4/4] x86/jump-label: Show where and what was wrong onerrors

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Wed Aug 07 2013 - 14:46:47 EST

On 08/07/2013 11:41 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 07, 2013 at 10:51:43AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> A bigger issue is probably if panic-on-bug should be the default, with
>> !panic being an opt-in debugging option.
> Yes, it might make sense although embedded wants to disable CONFIG_BUG
> on systems which cannot report errors:

There is another thread going on to convert BUG to trap even on machines
where CONFIG_BUG is disabled, i.e. CONFIG_BUG would control the metadata
only. With the configuration option off, you would get the address of
the failure only.


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