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Date:   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 09:21:12 -0700
From:   Andy Lutomirski <>
To:     Qi Zheng <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86: fix get_wchan() not support the ORC unwinder

On 6/11/21 5:46 AM, Qi Zheng wrote:
> Currently, the kernel CONFIG_UNWINDER_ORC option is enabled by
> default on x86, but the implementation of get_wchan() is still
> based on the frame pointer unwinder, so the /proc/<pid>/wchan
> always return 0 regardless of whether the task <pid> is running.
> We reimplement the get_wchan() by calling stack_trace_save_tsk(),
> which is adapted to the ORC and frame pointer unwinders.

How much slower does this make ps?


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