Re: [PATCH v2 0/3] kcov: collect coverage from usb and vhost

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Oct 24 2019 - 19:59:12 EST

On Thu, 24 Oct 2019 14:47:31 +0200 Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > is it expected that the new kcov feature will be used elsewhere in the
> > kernel?
> >
> > If the latter, which are the expected subsystems?
> Currently we encountered two cases where this is useful: USB and vhost
> workers. Most probably there are more subsystems that will benefit
> from this kcov extension to get better fuzzing coverage. I don't have
> a list of them, but the provided interface should be easy to use when
> more of such cases are encountered.

It would be helpful to add such a list to the changelog. Best-effort
and approximate is OK - just to help people understand the eventual
usefulness of the proposal.