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SubjectRe: No PTRACE_READDATA for archs other than SPARC?
   From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 19:49:51 -0400

On Sun, May 19, 2002 at 09:40:53PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> If other platforms added PTRACE_READDATA support, they would
> also need to add some way to do a feature test for it's presence
> so that GDB and other debugging code could actually make use
> of it portably.

Not really, we should just get EINVAL (ENOSYS?) back when we try to use
it, right?

You'd get -EIO, but otherwise yes you are right.
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