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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/14] avr32: use generic ptrace_resume code
On Tue, 2 Feb 2010 19:58:57 +0100
Christoph Hellwig <> wrote:

> Use the generic ptrace_resume code for PTRACE_SYSCALL, PTRACE_CONT,
> PTRACE_KILL and PTRACE_SINGLESTEP. This implies defining
> arch_has_single_step in <asm/ptrace.h> and implementing the
> user_enable_single_step and user_disable_single_step functions, which
> also causes the breakpoint information to be cleared on fork, which
> could be considered a bug fix.
> Also the TIF_SYSCALL_TRACE thread flag is now cleared on PTRACE_KILL
> which it previously wasn't which is consistent with all architectures
> using the modern ptrace code.
> Currently avr32 doesn't implement any code to disable single stepping
> when one of the non-syscall requests is called which seems wrong,
> but I've left it as-is for now.
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <>

Acked-by: Haavard Skinnemoen <>

Sounds like you found three bugs and fixed two of them. Can you tell me
more about the last one, i.e. what should be done to disable


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