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SubjectRe: [PATCH] consolidate sys_ptrace
On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 10:00:57AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> The sys_ptrace boilerplate code (everything outside the big switch
> statement for the arch-specific requests) is shared by most
> architectures. This patch moves it to kernel/ptrace.c and leaves the
> arch-specific code as arch_ptrace.

The signature of arch_ptrace needs to return long, and not int.
The PTRACE_PEEK{TEXT,DATA,USR} requests return a "word", which
on 64-bit arches needs to be a 64-bit type.

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