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    SubjectRe: linux-next: add utrace tree
    On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 05:28:42PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
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    > On Thu, 21 Jan 2010, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > >
    > > ptrace is a nasty, complex part of the kernel which has a long history
    > > of problems, but it's all been pretty quiet in there for the the past few
    > > years.
    >
    > More importantly, we're not ever going to get rid of it.

    FWIW, Oleg's implementation of ptrace over utrace is 100% compatible
    with legacy ptrace; gdb testsuite indicates that
    (http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/12/21/98).

    Ananth


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