Re: live kernel upgrades (was: live kernel patching design)

From: Richard Weinberger
Date: Mon Feb 23 2015 - 05:42:24 EST

On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 9:17 AM, Jiri Kosina <jkosina@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Feb 2015, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> Of course, if you are random Joe User, you can do whatever you want, i.e.
> also compile your own home-brew patches and apply them randomly and brick
> your system that way. But that's in no way different to what you as Joe
> User can do today; there is nothing that will prevent you from shooting
> yourself in a foot if you are creative.

Sorry if I ask something that got already discussed, I did not follow
the whole live-patching discussion.

How much of the userspace tools will be public available?
With live-patching mainline the kernel offers the mechanism, but
random Joe user still needs
the tools to create good live patches.

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