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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 7/11] Uprobes Implementation
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On Tue, 2010-05-11 at 16:57 -0400, Frank Ch. Eigler wrote:
> Hi -
>
> On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 10:32:18PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > [...]
> > Right so what I've suggested several times it to simply call the same
> > handler in both contexts. If it returns -EFAULT, set TIF_UPROBE or
> > whatever and try again from task context.
>
> That could work, but random partial execution & restart of the handler
> will make it tricky to write a single handler that reliably produces
> results. It would likely need a flag to indicate that it failed
> previously so as to throw away partial results.

Or it shouldn't leave half-assed state around to begin with.



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