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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.0 i386 watchpoint problems


On Fri, 22 Sep 2000, Andi Kleen wrote:
>
> The problem is that the !SI_FROMUSER check in bad_signal() does not work
> properly, because SI_FROMUSER does not match the defined SI_* codes (it returns
> true for kernel generated signals). The result is that it always looks at
> current and what happens depends on the credentials of the current process
> (= random)

No. The current process is always the same one we send the signal to, so
that test ends up being irrelevant.

Linus

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