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    SubjectRe: No PTRACE_READDATA for archs other than SPARC?
    On Mon, 2002-05-20 at 06:40, David S. Miller wrote:
    > From: Pradeep Padala <>
    > 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. )


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