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Subjectre: Ptrace hole / Linux 2.2.25
On Tue, 18 Mar 2003, Neale Banks wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Mar 2003, Tomas Szepe wrote:
> > > []
> > >
> > > If you build your own kernels apply the patch, if you use vendor kernels
> > > then you can expect vendor kernel updates to appear or have already
> > > appeared
> >
> > You have avoided the question(s). 8)
> I think Alan's trying to teach us how to fish ;-)
> That said, IMVHO something like this does constitute an argument for
> 2.4.20-p1 (due to the amount of change that's already racked up for
> 2.2.21).

Hi all,
There is a clean patch for 2.4.20 (taken from Alans original patch) at

I am currently using it on 3 production systems at work and
it seems stable. You will notice processes which are not dumpable with
this patch, as the output from ps ax will contain the process name in []
square brackets.

James Bourne

> Regards,
> Neale.

James Bourne, Supervisor Data Centre Operations
Mount Royal College, Calgary, AB, CA

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