Re: [PATCH 2/3] Synchronize kernel RSE to user-space and back

From: Roland McGrath <roland_at_redhat.com>
Date: 2007-12-08 12:15:22
> +  extern void ia64_ptrace_stop(void);
> +
> +  #define arch_ptrace_stop		ia64_ptrace_stop

My version of the macro takes arguments, in case some arch ever cares about
the details of the stop.  I saw no reason to remove them.  So:

#define arch_ptrace_stop(code, info)	ia64_ptrace_stop()

> +  #define arch_ptrace_stop_needed()	1

This should be:

#define arch_ptrace_stop_needed()	(!test_thread_flag(TIF_RESTORE_RSE))

It is worthwhile to avoid dropping the siglock when it's not necessary,
e.g. on subsequent signal stops after a previous stop.


Thanks,
Roland
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Received on Sat Dec 08 12:15:40 2007

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