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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] futex: mark get_robust_list as deprecated
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    On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 8:08 PM, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
    > Notify get_robust_list users that the syscall is going away.
    >
    > Suggested-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
    > Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
    > ---

    I'm using this system call in an application and noticed that's marked
    as deprecated now.
    My application collects all kind of information from crashing programs.
    It's installed in /proc/sys/kernel/core_pattern.

    If program X is crashing it executes get_robust_list(X) to get the
    address of the robust list
    and reads the list from /proc/X/mem.

    Is there another way to get the robust list from another program (by it's pid)?

    --
    Thanks,
    //richard


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