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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 resend 0/12] enable writing to /proc/pid/mem
    On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 10:43:49AM -0400, Stephen Wilson wrote:
    > Hello,
    >
    > This is a resend[1] of a patch series that implements safe writes to
    > /proc/pid/mem. Such functionality is useful as it gives debuggers a simple and
    > efficient mechanism to manipulate a process' address space. Memory can be read
    > and written using single calls to pread(2) and pwrite(2) instead of iteratively
    > calling into ptrace(2).

    It's in local queue already, along with other procfs fixes; I'm going to push
    it today, with several more procfs race fixes added.


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