[PATCH 2/3] powerpc, ptrace: Add new ptrace request macros for transactional memory
palves at redhat.com
Sat Apr 26 09:42:33 EST 2014
On 04/02/2014 08:02 AM, Anshuman Khandual wrote:
> This patch adds following new sets of ptrace request macros for transactional
> memory expanding the existing ptrace ABI on PowerPC.
> /* TM special purpose registers */
> /* TM checkpointed GPR registers */
> /* TM checkpointed FPR registers */
> /* TM checkpointed VMX registers */
Urgh, we're _still_ adding specialized register specific calls?
Why aren't these exported as new register sets, accessible through
PTRACE_GETREGSET / PTRACE_SETREGSET? That's supposed to be the
Modern Way to do things.
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