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SubjectRe: [RFC] improve_stack: make stack dump output useful again
On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 03:03:41PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> You need to look at the *symbol* number. In this output:
>
> [<ffffffff810020c2>] do_one_initcall+0xc2/0x1e0
>
> that "ffffffff810020c2" is crap, and is going away. The address that
> is meaningful and valid is the "do_one_initcall+0xc2" part.
>
> *That* is the part you'd use to parse in user space.
>
> Try it today with the CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE option to see. Using the
> hex number doesn't *work*.

That reminds me, perf top is still busted when this option is enabled.

Dave


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