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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.0 i386 watchpoint problems


    On Fri, 22 Sep 2000, Andi Kleen wrote:
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    > 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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