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Date:   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 13:21:17 -0800 (PST)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 net-next 2/2] net: sock: undefine SOCK_DEBUGGING

From: Yafang Shao <>
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:26:32 +0800

> SOCK_DEBUG() is a old facility for debugging.
> If the user want to use it for debugging, the user must modify the
> application first, that doesn't seem like a good way.
> Now we have more powerful facilities, i.e. bpf or tracepoint, for this kind
> of debugging purpose.
> So we'd better disable it by default.
> The reason why I don't remove it comepletely is that someone may still
> would like to use it for debugging.
> Signed-off-by: Yafang Shao <>
> Suggested-by: Joe Perches <>

Sorry, I'm not applying this.

You are forcing everyone who wants to use this to add a curstom local
source code change into their build.

I'm OK with patch #1, and Eric suggested it, so if you want to submit
that separately that's fine.

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