Re: [GIT PULL] ptrace changes for v3.1

From: Oleg Nesterov
Date: Fri Jul 22 2011 - 14:23:41 EST

(add Evgeniy)

On 07/22, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 07:32:37PM +0200, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> > - f701e5b7 "connector: add an event for monitoring process tracers" is
> > a bit off-topic, it was routed via ptrace branch because it textually
> > depends on the changes in tracehook/ptrace_attach code.
> Please do not actually add anything to the connector code. It's a
> horrible interface and users should migrate away from it.

I never understood who can use this interface and for what.
But it has users.

As for this patch. This feature was acked by maintainers,
I do not think I can argue. Fortunately, the patch adds nothing


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