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    SubjectQ: ptrace_signal() && PTRACE_SETSIGINFO (Was: SIGSTOP && ptrace)

    signr = current->exit_code;

    /* Update the siginfo structure if the signal has
    changed. If the debugger wanted something
    specific in the siginfo structure then it should
    have updated *info via PTRACE_SETSIGINFO. */

    Yes. PTRACE_SETSIGINFO can change *info if debugger wants something
    special. But then we do:

    if (signr != info->si_signo) {
    info->si_signo = signr;
    info->si_errno = 0;
    info->si_code = SI_USER;
    info->si_pid = task_pid_vnr(current->parent);
    info->si_uid = task_uid(current->parent);

    Why? If the tracer changes ->exit_code it should know what it does.
    Why do we reset *info?

    But the real question, how can PTRACE_SETSIGINFO change ->si_signo
    (for example, for do_signal_stop(si_signo)) if this in fact is not


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