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SubjectRE: [patch 3/5] x86: headers cleanup - ptrace-abi.h
>-----Original Message-----
>From: H. Peter Anvin [mailto:hpa@zytor.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 11:22 PM
>To: Cyrill Gorcunov; Metzger, Markus T
>Cc: mingo@elte.hu; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; harvey.harrison@gmail.com; sam@ravnborg.org;
>jaswinderrajput@gmail.com; Cyrill Gorcunov
>Subject: Re: [patch 3/5] x86: headers cleanup - ptrace-abi.h
>
>Okay, this one really looks wrong to me.
>
>Markus, could you confirm if this was ever intended to be exported to
>userspace? I suspect The Right Thing is simply to remove the #ifdef
>CONFIG_X86_TRACE_BTS here...

This is intended for userspace.
I added the #ifdef so the entire feature could be turned off.
This might not be necessary for declarations and macros, though.

Do you want me to remove the #ifdef CONFIG around the declarations in ptrace headers?

regards,
markus.

>
> -hpa
>
>
>Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
>> Impact: cleanup
>>
>> 'make headers_check' warn us about leaking of kernel private
>> (mostly compile time vars) data to userspace in headers. Fix it.
>>
>> ptrace_bts_config struct is wrapped by __KERNEL__ --
>> not sure if it was ever proposed for userland. On the
>> other hand branch tracing is really anxious for userland
>> developers.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@openvz.org>
>> ---
>> arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace-abi.h | 4 +++-
>> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> Index: linux-2.6.git/arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace-abi.h
>> ===================================================================
>> --- linux-2.6.git.orig/arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace-abi.h
>> +++ linux-2.6.git/arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace-abi.h
>> @@ -50,7 +50,7 @@
>> #define RSP 152
>> #define SS 160
>> #define ARGOFFSET R11
>> -#endif /* __ASSEMBLY__ */
>> +#endif /* __ASSEMBLY__ || __FRAME_OFFSETS */
>>
>> /* top of stack page */
>> #define FRAME_SIZE 168
>> @@ -80,6 +80,7 @@
>>
>> #define PTRACE_SINGLEBLOCK 33 /* resume execution until next branch */
>>
>> +#ifdef __KERNEL__
>> #ifdef CONFIG_X86_PTRACE_BTS
>>
>> #ifndef __ASSEMBLY__
>> @@ -141,5 +142,6 @@ struct ptrace_bts_config {
>> Returns number of BTS records drained.
>> */
>> #endif /* CONFIG_X86_PTRACE_BTS */
>> +#endif /* __KERNEL__ */
>>
>> #endif /* _ASM_X86_PTRACE_ABI_H */
>>
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