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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs/proc: report eip/esp in /prod/PID/stat for coredumping
Ingo, I'm assuming I'll get this from the -tip tree, which is where I
got the original commit that this fixes.


On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 8:37 AM, Thomas Gleixner <> wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Sep 2017, John Ogness wrote:
>> Commit 0a1eb2d474ed ("fs/proc: Stop reporting eip and esp in
>> /proc/PID/stat") stopped reporting eip/esp because it is
>> racey and dangerous for executing tasks. The comment adds:
>> Partially revert the change and make the readout possible for
>> tasks with the proper permissions and only if the target task
>> has the PF_DUMPCORE flag set.
> Duh, I completely forgot about mini core dumper when I acked that commit.
> Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <>

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