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SubjectRe: [Patch 4/21] Make fill_psinfo generic
On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 2:01 AM, Suzuki K. Poulose <suzuki@in.ibm.com> wrote:
> +       /*
> +        * If we are dumping core for "another task"
> +        * we can't use copy_from_user().
> +        */
> +       if (p->group_leader == current->group_leader) {

This is totally bogus. "group_leader" has absolutely nothing to do
with whether the process shares the address space. It's about signal
sharing etc.

The way to check whether they share the same address space is to check
whether "mm" is the same.

Linus
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