Re: [patch 1/4] Add routine for generating an ID for kernel pointer
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Dec 27 2011 - 19:02:25 EST
On Tue, 27 Dec 2011 18:54:29 -0500
> > +config GENERIC_OBJECT_ID
> > + bool "Enable generic object ID infrastructure"
> > + depends on CHECKPOINT_RESTORE
> > + default n
> > + help
> > + Turn on the functionality that can generate IDs for kernel
> "Turn on functionality"
> > + objects, which are exported to userspace via /proc filesystem.
> Lose the ,
> > +
> > + It is useful if you need to examinate kernel objects and test
> > + if they are shared between several tasks. These IDs should never
> > + be used for anything but the "sameness" test. Besides, the IDs are
> s/Besides, the/The/
> > + dynamic and valid only while object is alive, once it get freed or
> s/alive, once/alive. Once/
> > + kernel is rebooted -- the IDs will be changed.
> s/ --/,/
heh, I avoided mentioning these things because I usually rewrite the
user-facing text when merging patches from non-native English speakers.
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