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    SubjectRe: 2.6.2-rc3 broke ptrace in the vsyscall dso area
    On Sun, Feb 01, 2004 at 09:43:42PM -0800, Roland McGrath wrote:
    > > Any idea what might have disabled this?
    >
    > ...Mosberger!! When Andrew asked me to sign off on David's rework of that
    > code, I did so with the caveat that it be tested on i386 before being
    > accepted, and evidently it never was.
    >
    > The #include is the part of this patch that matters, so the #ifdef below
    > works. (Frankly, I have never seen the rationale for conditionalizing this
    > code on AT_SYSINFO_EHDR rather than just FIXADDR_USER_START. But David
    > wanted it that way and Andrew approved it.) The rest of the patch removes
    > gratuitous duplication due to some strange aversion to concision in the
    > presence of #ifdef, the kind that is all too common, utterly pointless, and
    > error prone.

    Thanks, adding <linux/elf.h> makes GDB much happier.

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    Daniel Jacobowitz
    MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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