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SubjectRe: [005/107] sparc: Allow handling signals when stack is corrupted.
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On Wed, 2011-11-02 at 15:13 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> 2.6.32-longterm review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know.
>
> ------------------
>
> From: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
>
> commit 5598473a5b40c47a8c5349dd2c2630797169cf1a upstream.
>
> If we can't push the pending register windows onto the user's stack,
> we disallow signal delivery even if the signal would be delivered on a
> valid seperate signal stack.
>
> Add a register window save area in the signal frame, and store any
> unsavable windows there.
>
> On sigreturn, if any windows are still queued up in the signal frame,
> try to push them back onto the stack and if that fails we kill the
> process immediately.
>
> This allows the debug/tst-longjmp_chk2 glibc test case to pass.
[...]

But is there a real application that needs this?

Ben.

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