Re: [small patch] ia64 find thread for user rbs address

From: bibo,mao <bibo.mao_at_intel.com>
Date: 2006-11-17 18:18:24
Zhang, Yanmin wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-11-16 at 17:42, bibo,mao wrote:
>> Tony,
>> please discard this patch. It can not fix completely. If ptrace
>> caller wants to access vforked child process's user rbs, there
>> will be problem.
> The patch is correct.
> 
> If ptracer wants to access vforked child process's user rbs,
> find_thread_for_addr's first parameter, child, will points to
> the vforked task_struct instead of vforker's.
oh, I get messed with it. If ptracer wants to trace vforked child
process, then pid should be vforked process's pid but not vforker
parent process's pid. Then this parch is corrent.

thanks
bibo,mao
> 
>> thanks
>> bibo,mao
>>
>> bibo,mao wrote:
>>> hi,
>>>   I encountered one problem when running ptrace test case, the
>>> situation is this: traced process's syscall parameter needs to
>>> be accessed, but for sys_clone system call with clone_flag
>>> (CLONE_VFORK | CLONE_VM | SIGCHLD) parameter. this syscall's
>>> parameter accessing result is wrong.
>>>   The reason is that with clone_flag(CLONE_VFORK | CLONE_VM | SIGCHLD),
>>> cloned thread's mm point is the same, but tgid is different.
>>> without this patch find_thread_for_addr will return cloned thread,
>>> but not the thread which call sys_clone syscall.
>>>
>>> thanks
>>> bibo,mao
>>>
>>> --- 2.6.19-rc5.org/arch/ia64/kernel/ptrace.c    2006-11-16 16:23:31.000000000 +0800
>>> +++ 2.6.19-rc5/arch/ia64/kernel/ptrace.c        2006-11-16 16:25:07.000000000 +0800
>>> @@ -607,7 +607,7 @@ find_thread_for_addr (struct task_struct
>>>          */
>>>         list_for_each_safe(this, next, &current->children) {
>>>                 p = list_entry(this, struct task_struct, sibling);
>>> -               if (p->mm != mm)
>>> +               if (p->tgid != child->tgid)
>>>                         continue;
>>>                 if (thread_matches(p, addr)) {
>>>                         child = p;
>>> -
> 
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