[Linux-Xtensa] Re: [PATCH v2] xtensa: implement PTRACE_PEEKUSER addresses for nommu

Piet Delaney piet.delaney at tensilica.com
Sat Apr 25 18:30:09 PDT 2009


Sure, after we get our recent SMP changes pushed upstream and fix a
few LTP problems.

I added my self to Rehat's utrace mailing list and will read the
utrace docs; Lots of stuff to catch up on here.

-piet

Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Talking about ptrace and xtensa, any chance one of you guys could look
> into converting xtensa over to the new ptrace world order described at:
> 
> 	http://sourceware.org/systemtap/wiki/utrace/arch/HowTo
> 
> Having architectures ready would help greatly with moving debugging and
> tracing support forward on Linux, and it should reduce and simplify the
> arch code you have to maintain.
> 
> Take a look at:
> 
> 	http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/frob/linux-2.6-roland.git;a=shortlog;h=arm/tracehook
> 
> for a recent conversion of some more complicated ptrace code.
> 
> 


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