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    SubjectRe: BUG: Global FPU corruption in 2.2
    On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 09:10:07AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > ptrace only operates on processes that are stopped. So there are no
    > locking issues - we've synchronized on a much higher level than a
    > spinlock or semaphore.

    This is only true for requests other than PTRACE_ATTACH and
    PTRACE_ATTACH is exactly what I'm worried about.

    regards Christian

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