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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/10] Uprobes v3
On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 03:39:20PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-05-12 at 18:57 +0530, Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli wrote:
> > Now, as long as we have the housekeeping code to handle the
> > possibility of a thread hitting the said breakpoint when its being
> > removed, is it safe to assume atomicity for replacing one byte of
> > possibly a longer instruction?
>
> Dunno I'm not a hardware guy, but the issue is so simple to side-step
> I'm not sure why you're arguing for relying on these special semantics.

Yes we know what to do, but I am just trying to get clarity if its
possible at all, since Mathieu was pretty sure that the hoops aren't
necessary...

Ananth


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