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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 1/5] uprobes, x86: Fix _TIF_UPROBE vs _TIF_NOTIFY_RESUME
On Sat, Nov 22, 2014 at 8:55 AM, Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 01:26:07PM -0800, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
>> x86 call do_notify_resume on paranoid returns if TIF_UPROBE is set
>> but not on non-paranoid returns. I suspect that this is a mistake
>> and that the code only works because int3 is paranoid.
>>
>> Setting _TIF_NOTIFY_RESUME in the uprobe code was probably a
>> workaround for the x86 bug. With that bug fixed, we can remove
>> _TIF_NOTIFY_RESUME from the uprobes code.
>>
>> Acked-by: Srikar Dronamraju <srikar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>> Reported-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>
>
> Acked-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
>

This one is now upstream, so I'm dropping it.

--Andy

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> Regards/Gruss,
> Boris.
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Andy Lutomirski
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