Re: [RFC PATCH 7/X] ptrace: mv task->parent ptrace_task->pt_tracer

From: Roland McGrath
Date: Wed May 27 2009 - 20:33:25 EST

> This is optimization. If exit_code == 0 we do not need to fixup
> ->last_siginfo. Note that we have another "child->exit_code = exit_code"
> below in the slow path.

Ok, I see.

> > It can check for !child->last_siginfo before lock_task_sighand().
> ptrace_stop() always sets ->last_siginfo != NULL.

Oh, right. It's only job control stops where it's NULL.

> OK, lets do this change later ;)


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