[PATCH V2 2/3] powerpc, ptrace: Enable support for transactional memory register sets

Pedro Alves palves at redhat.com
Wed May 14 03:13:36 EST 2014

On 05/05/14 08:54, Anshuman Khandual wrote:
> This patch enables get and set of transactional memory related register
> sets through PTRACE_GETREGSET/PTRACE_SETREGSET interface by implementing
> four new powerpc specific register sets i.e REGSET_TM_SPR, REGSET_TM_CGPR,
> REGSET_TM_CFPR, REGSET_CVMX support corresponding to these following new
> ELF core note types added previously in this regard.
> 	(1) NT_PPC_TM_SPR

Sorry that I couldn't tell this from the code, but, what does the
kernel return when the ptracer requests these registers and the
program is not in a transaction?  Specifically I'm wondering whether
this follows the same semantics as the s390 port.

Pedro Alves

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