Re: [PATCH] ptrace: add ability to get clear_tid_address

From: Cyrill Gorcunov
Date: Fri Feb 03 2012 - 11:54:14 EST

On Fri, Feb 03, 2012 at 05:41:29PM +0100, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> On 02/03, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 03, 2012 at 08:25:19AM -0800, Tejun Heo wrote:
> >
> > > Ummm... this really doesn't fit in ptrace. Cyrill, why not put it
> > > together with other params you're exporting?
> I agree. And to me this looks strange: some info is exported via /proc,
> some things need ptrace.
> > We could add it to /proc/pid/stat (but I fear Andrew Morton shoot me then ;)
> may be you can add /proc/pid/misc_ugly^Wrandom_things_for_cr which
> you can extend as needed ;)

I personally don't mind to have /proc/pid/cr directory where we could
export all the data we might ever need. Still some things added (such
as /proc/pid/children) could be useful for other purposes as well, not
only c/r.

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