Richard Henderson wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 20, 2002 at 01:32:05AM -0700, george anzinger wrote:
> > So, is there a problem? Yes, neither the call stub macros
> > in asm/unistd.h nor those in glibc bother to list the used
> > registers beyond the third ":".
> No, this is not the real problem. The real problem is that if
> the program receives a signal during a system call, the kernel
> will return all the way up to entry.S, deliver the signal and
> then restart the syscall.
> Except the syscall will restart with the corrupted registers.
> Hilarity ensues.
I submit that BOTH of these are problems. And only the
kernel can fix the latter.
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