Re: [PATCH v4 0/2] sctp: Consolidate and ratelimit deprecationwarnings

From: Neil Horman
Date: Tue Dec 24 2013 - 08:38:14 EST

On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 10:55:16PM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-12-23 at 08:29 -0500, Neil Horman wrote:
> > The SCTP protocol has several deprecation warnings in its setsockopt path that
> > can be triggered by unprivlidged users. Since these are not ratelimited, we can
> > spam the logs quite easily here. Since these are all deprecation warnings, and
> > that type of warning isn't uncommon in the rest of the kernel, lets make a
> > common pr_warn_deprecated macro to produce somewhat generalized ratelimited
> > deprecation warnings easily
> [...]
> No objection to these changes, but I think deprecation warnings should
> log at least the command name and maybe also the pid of the caller.
I didn't change the contents of the strings in this patch, I just wanted to
avoid log spamming, but I think adding caller pid/name is a good idea. I'll do
that in a followon patch after the holidays

> Ben.
> --
> Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
> Not speaking for my employer; that's the marketing department's job.
> They asked us to note that Solarflare product names are trademarked.
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