Re: [PATCH] fs/proc: allow larger /proc/<pid>/cmdline output

From: Jarod Wilson
Date: Mon Apr 13 2015 - 14:24:59 EST

On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 01:45:20PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:11:40 +0300 Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Just trying to be conservative and keep people from doing anything too
> > > insane, but I didn't really have any particularly good reason beyond that
> > > for capping it. I'll remove the upper bound next iteration.
> >
> > There is no need for next iteration. Andrew has been ignoring real fix for more
> > than a month now!
> I haven't been ignoring it. I'm desperately hoping that the patch fairy
> will come up with something which is less large and complex :(

Shudder-inducing though it may be, I do have to say I'm quite happy with
the resulting behavior with Alexey's patch. It's both more
memory-efficient and more user-friendly, despite itself.

Jarod Wilson

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