Re: [RFC Patch 8/9] Modify Ptrace to use wrapper routines toaccess breakpoint registers

From: K.Prasad
Date: Thu Dec 04 2008 - 12:34:53 EST

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 06:44:46PM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote:
> Just make the new functions in hw_breakpoint code use the same old ptrace_*
> names. Those are the proper names for this. It really is just compatibility
> for the old ptrace interface, not any other reason for "thread" debugregs.
> Then this patch need do nothing but remove the static ptrace.c functions.
> Thanks,
> Roland
I will rename the thread_<set/get>_debugreg() functions to ptrace_* and
move the related functions to arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c


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