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SubjectRe: No PTRACE_READDATA for archs other than SPARC?
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On Mon, 2002-05-20 at 06:40, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Pradeep Padala <ppadala@cise.ufl.edu>
> Date: Sun, 19 May 2002 23:08:36 -0400 (EDT)
>
> I was trying to understand ptrace code in kernel. It seems there's
> no PTRACE_READDATA for architectures other than sparc and sparc64.
> There's a function named ptrace_readdata() in kernel/ptrace.c but I
> couldn't find a way to invoke it from user space. Is the feature
> missing? or Is it intended?
>
> Only Sparc implements this, that is correct.

... and that's the reason why GDB don't support follow-fork-mode for the
intel pltform - right? ( I had a related thread on the gdb mailing list
not soo long ago. )

Frank


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