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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 3.2-rc2 5/30] uprobes: copy of the original instruction.
On Wed, 23 Nov 2011 19:40:16 +0100
Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 2011-11-18 at 16:37 +0530, Srikar Dronamraju wrote:
> > + /* TODO : Analysis and verification of instruction
> > */
>
> As in refuse to set a breakpoint on an instruction we can't deal with?
>
> Do we care? The worst case we'll crash the program, but if we're
> allowed setting uprobes we already have enough privileges to do that
> anyway, right?
>

I think we should and we do care.
That's already implemented in the subsequent patches too.
For example: we don't a trace breakpoint instruction.

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Thanks and Regards
Srikar



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