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Date:   Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:35:32 +0100
From:   Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
To:     Alexander Potapenko <glider@...gle.com>
Cc:     Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin@...tuozzo.com>,
        Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kasan: Respect /proc/sys/kernel/traceoff_on_warning

On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 03:32:11PM +0100, Alexander Potapenko wrote:

> > @@ -300,6 +301,8 @@ void kasan_report(unsigned long addr, size_t size,
> >         if (likely(!kasan_report_enabled()))
> >                 return;
> >
> > +       disable_trace_on_warning();
> > +
> Who is going to enable tracing back after we're done?

The user..

> Note that KASAN errors are not fatal, and the first one may possibly
> occur quite early.

WARN*() isn't fatal either, and it does the same thing. Note that
traceoff_on_warning is default disabled. You have to explicitly request
this.

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