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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ptrace: unify FDPIC implementations
On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 20:10, Paul Mundt wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 07:30:29PM -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> The Blackfin/FRV/SuperH guys all have the same exact FDPIC ptrace code in
>> their arch handlers (since they were probably copied & pasted).  Since
>> these ptrace interfaces are an arch independent aspect of the FDPIC code,
>> unify them in the common ptrace code so new FDPIC ports don't need to copy
>> and paste this fundamental stuff yet again.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org>
>> Acked-by: Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com>
>> Acked-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
>> Acked-by: Paul Mundt <lethal@linux-sh.org>
>
> Just to follow up on this, this code obviously expects consistent entries
> in mm_context_t. Presently include/asm-generic/mmu.h is aimed at nommu,
> so it would probably be worthwhile stubbing in the FDPIC loadmap entries
> there to make things easier for future ports.

probably be a good idea. for FDPIC in general, the header also needs
"stack_start".
-mike
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