Re: s390 && user_enable_single_step() (Was: odd utrace testingresults on s390x)

From: Martin Schwidefsky
Date: Fri Jan 08 2010 - 03:30:43 EST

On Thu, 7 Jan 2010 13:46:42 -0800 (PST)
Roland McGrath <roland@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Clear the TIF_SINGLE_STEP bit in copy_thread. If the new process is
> > not auto-attached by the tracer it is wrong to delivere SIGTRAP to
> > the new process.
> The change is right, but this log entry is confusing. "auto-attached" has
> nothing to do with it, nor does anything about tracing the new process or
> not. The new process has not experienced a PER trap of its own, so it is
> wrong to deliver a SIGTRAP that is meant for its creator.

Ok, I changed the wording slightly:

Clear the TIF_SINGLE_STEP bit in copy_thread. The new process did not get
a PER event of its own. It is wrong deliver a SIGTRAP that was meant for
the parent process.

blue skies,

"Reality continues to ruin my life." - Calvin.

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