Re: [PATCH 01/10] signal: remove three noop tracehooks

From: Oleg Nesterov
Date: Thu May 19 2011 - 12:12:30 EST


On 05/19, Tejun Heo wrote:
> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 08:45:59PM +0200, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> > On 05/16, Tejun Heo wrote:
> > Heh. What can I say? Yes, this is true. Of course this breaks the out-of-tree
> > project, completely, and you even know its name ;) Although tracehook_get_signal()
> > logic was already broken by other changes...
> Yeap, but with ptrace updates, tracehook behaviors, which can't even
> be fully determined without consulting out-of-tree code, are bound to
> change. Now that ptrace is receiving more capabilities, I don't see
> much point in maintaining them.

I didn't try to argue against this change. Although it will certainly
complicate my life ;)

Btw, this patch conflicts with 25985edcedea6396277003854657b5f3cb31a628
"Fix common misspellings", trivial.


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