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

From: Joe Perches
Date: Tue Dec 31 2013 - 15:08:22 EST

On Tue, 2013-12-31 at 14:00 -0500, David Miller wrote:
> From: Neil Horman <nhorman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2013 08:29:41 -0500
> > 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
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Neil Horman <nhorman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Series applied, thanks Neil.
> Please consider Ben's suggestion to provide the offending command string
> in the log output.

If something like the printk extension described in this thread is ever accepted,
then it should be pretty easy to add later.

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