Re: [RFC PATCH] cmdline: Hide "debug" from /proc/cmdline

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Apr 04 2014 - 14:52:37 EST

On Fri, 4 Apr 2014 11:42:51 -0700 Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Most users will never notice. The whole "writable /dev/kmsg" may go
> back to 2002, but there aren't _that_ many users, and pretty much all
> I've ever seen tend to write the occasional "I started up" messages or
> other very small notes. I had to write a test-script to trigger even
> the (very draconian) default ratelimits.

Is there anything here that we really need to fix? What goes wrong if
we leave kmsg as-is and systemd gets fixed?

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