Re: linux-next: add utrace tree

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Fri Jan 22 2010 - 08:45:30 EST

On Fri, 22 Jan 2010 10:51:39 +0530, Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli said:

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

No, that only proves it's compatible enough for gdb to not care. The problem
is all those *other* packages that abuse ptrace in totally crackhead ways.

(No, I can't name them - but ptrace is the sort of interface that almost
encourages its use for things somewhere between crackhead and mad-scientist,
so they're almost certainly out there.. WAY out there.. :)

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