lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2016]   [Apr]   [22]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: [PATCH 19/25] arm64: ptrace: handle ptrace_request differently for aarch32 and ilp32
    On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 06:10:09PM +0100, Catalin Marinas wrote:
    > On Wed, Apr 06, 2016 at 01:08:41AM +0300, Yury Norov wrote:
    > > Here new aarch32 ptrace syscall handler is introsuced to avoid run-time
    > > detection of the task type.
    >
    > The reason for this patch isn't clear to me. What's wrong with the
    > run-time detection? It's not some performance critical code.
    >
    > --
    > Catalin

    Hi Catalin,

    It was requested by Arnd,
    It's not 'new' syscall basically,
    just an attempt to avoid run-time
    detection of things that may be
    detected an compile-time.

    Yury.

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2016-04-23 00:01    [W:4.711 / U:0.028 seconds]
    ©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site