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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -tip v5 06/10] kprobes/x86: Cleanup save/restore registers
    On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 10:40:24AM -0500, Frank Ch. Eigler wrote:
    > Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> writes:
    >
    > > [...]
    > >> +#define SAVE_REGS_STRING \
    > >> +#define RESTORE_REGS_STRING \
    > >
    > > BTW, do you really need to push/pop every registers
    > > before/after calling a probe handler?
    >
    > It's part of the definition of a kprobe, that a populated
    > pt_regs* value is passed. Clients can rely on that in order
    > to access registers etc.
    >
    > - FChE

    Yeah I made a confusion. Sorry.



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