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SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH 2.6.37-rc5-tip 16/20] 16: uprobes: register a notifier for uprobes.
* Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> [2011-01-25 14:56:18]:

> On Thu, 2010-12-16 at 15:30 +0530, Srikar Dronamraju wrote:
> > Uprobe needs to be intimated on int3 and singlestep exceptions.
> > Hence uprobes registers a die notifier so that its notified of the events.
>
> Why isn't this part of the previous patch? This splitup really doesn't
> make sense.

The die notifier which is introduced in patch 15 is arch dependent
(i.e x86). Whereever possible I have kept the arch dependent parts
separate from the arch independent parts so that porting to
another architecture becomes easier and clear.

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Thanks and Regards
Srikar


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