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SubjectRe: linux-next: add utrace tree
On Fri 2010-01-22 08:43:18, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Jan 2010 10:51:39 +0530, Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli said:
>
> > 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).
>
> No, that only proves it's compatible enough for gdb to not care. The problem
> is all those *other* packages that abuse ptrace in totally crackhead ways.
>
> (No, I can't name them - but ptrace is the sort of interface that almost
> encourages its use for things somewhere between crackhead and mad-scientist,
> so they're almost certainly out there.. WAY out there.. :)

strace, subterfugue, ltrace, ...? Plus various homegrown sandboxing tools...
Pavel


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