Re: BUG: Global FPU corruption in 2.2

From: Christian Ehrhardt (
Date: Tue Apr 24 2001 - 11:56:32 EST

On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 09:10:07AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> ptrace only operates on processes that are stopped. So there are no
> locking issues - we've synchronized on a much higher level than a
> spinlock or semaphore.

This is only true for requests other than PTRACE_ATTACH and
PTRACE_ATTACH is exactly what I'm worried about.

   regards Christian

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