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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/6] x86/ptrace: down with test_thread_flag(TIF_IA32)
On 06/01, Dmitry Safonov wrote:
>
> Note, that this will work only if application has changed it's CS.

So, suppose it changes it's CS and crashes,

> If the application does 32-bit syscall with __USER_CS, ptrace
> @@ -1355,7 +1355,7 @@ void update_regset_xstate_info(unsigned int size, u64 xstate_mask)
> const struct user_regset_view *task_user_regset_view(struct task_struct *task)
> {
> #ifdef CONFIG_IA32_EMULATION
> - if (test_tsk_thread_flag(task, TIF_IA32))
> + if (!user_64bit_mode(task_pt_regs(task)))
> #endif

then coredump will do fill_elf_header(view->e_machine) and use EM_X86_64
instead of EM_386, or vice versa...

I simply can't understand is this better or worse, I guess gdb or any
other tool which looks at this coredump will be confused anyway.

Oleg.

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