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SubjectRe: Incorrect order of last two arguments of ptrace for requests PPC_PTRACE_GETREGS, SETREGS, GETFPREGS, SETFPREGS
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On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 18:36 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On
> > This is because PPC_PTRACE_GETREGS option for powerpc is implemented
> > such that general purpose
> > registers of the child process get copied to the address variable
> > instead of data variable. Same is
> > the case with other PPC request options PPC_PTRACE_SETREGS, GETFPREGS
> > and SETFPREGS.
> >
> > Prepared a patch for this problem and tested with 2.6.18-rc6 kernel.
> > This patch can be applied directly to 2.6.19-rc3 kernel.
>
> A more appropriate place to send this would be the linux-ppc development
> list.

Also it's possible that existing code like gcc relies on that "feature"
no ?

Ben.


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