Re: linux-next: add utrace tree

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Date: Thu Jan 28 2010 - 18:56:44 EST

On Mon, 2010-01-25 at 08:52 -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> That said, I also suspect that people should still look seriously at
> simply just improving ptrace. For example, I suspect that the biggest
> problem with ptrace is really just the signalling, and that creating a
> new
> extension for JUST THAT, and then having a model where you can choose
> - at
> PTRACE_ATTACH time - how to wait for events would be a good thing.

like returning a fd to poll() on ? :-)


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