Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:04:42 -0800 From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org> To: Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>, "Tobin C. Harding" <me@...in.cc>, "Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@...c4.com>, "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@....edu>, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>, Tycho Andersen <tycho@...ho.ws>, "Roberts, William C" <william.c.roberts@...el.com>, Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>, Jordan Glover <Golden_Miller83@...tonmail.ch>, Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>, Petr Mladek <pmladek@...e.com>, Ian Campbell <ijc@...lion.org.uk>, Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@...il.com>, Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>, Will Deacon <wilal.deacon@....com>, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>, Chris Fries <cfries@...gle.com>, Dave Weinstein <olorin@...gle.com>, Daniel Micay <danielmicay@...il.com>, Djalal Harouni <tixxdz@...il.com>, Radim Krčmář <rkrcmar@...hat.com>, Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, KVM list <kvm@...r.kernel.org>, "kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com" <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/5] add printk specifier %px, unique identifier On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 9:41 AM, Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com> wrote: > > Perhaps if there are really tools that parse this > the [<leading-0-width>] should be kept the same too. If we really get failures, we can do that. But since the width is already different on 32-bit and 64-bit, I seriously doubt there are any tools that would care about the width. They'd already be horribly broken. So let's not waste space with pointless zeroes unless somebody finds a case where it matters. Linus
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