[PATCH 0/9] mm: Hardened usercopy

Linus Torvalds torvalds at linux-foundation.org
Sat Jul 9 02:19:04 AEST 2016

On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 1:46 AM, Ingo Molnar <mingo at kernel.org> wrote:
> Could you please try to find some syscall workload that does many small user
> copies and thus excercises this code path aggressively?

Any stat()-heavy path will hit cp_new_stat() very heavily. Think the
usual kind of "traverse the whole tree looking for something". "git
diff" will do it, just checking that everything is up-to-date.

That said, other things tend to dominate.


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