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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ptrace: use safer wake up on ptrace_detach()
On Tue,  1 Feb 2011 21:33:31 -0800 (PST) Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com> wrote:

> > Am unable to work out why you tagged it for backporting. It fixes some
> > observed bug? Perhaps a regression?
>
> No observed bug, only theoretical ones (AFAIK, never even a ginned-up
> synthetic test case has been demonstrated). Certainly not a regression,
> since it has been this (wrong) way since the dawn of time. I don't think
> this first change is dangerous for -stable, but I have seen no positive
> rationale for pushing it there.
>

OK, thanks. I shall destabilize my copy of this patch.


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