Re: linux-next: add utrace tree

From: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli
Date: Fri Jan 22 2010 - 00:21:52 EST

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 05:28:42PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Jan 2010, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >
> > ptrace is a nasty, complex part of the kernel which has a long history
> > of problems, but it's all been pretty quiet in there for the the past few
> > years.
> More importantly, we're not ever going to get rid of it.

FWIW, Oleg's implementation of ptrace over utrace is 100% compatible
with legacy ptrace; gdb testsuite indicates that

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